PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Each presidential candidates have been promoting merchandise to assist fund their 2020 campaigns. However a Pasco County man who thought he was supporting his most well-liked candidate when he purchased some swag on-line isn’t so certain now.
Moments after a fly landed on Vice President Mike Pence’s head throughout this month’s vice-presidential debate, the Joe Biden marketing campaign began promoting fly swatters on-line.
Jim Anderson, of Pasco County, needed to have one.
“I used to be actually excited as a result of they had been in inventory. They had been out of inventory for some time,” Anderson stated.
Anderson spent $23 on buying the marketing campaign swag on-line. He’s unemployed proper now so each single greenback counts.
In line with Anderson, the web site stated the swatters had been made within the USA and the acquisition would assist Biden’s victory.
“I don’t have a lot cash proper now and I actually assist Biden and I believed that cash was going to his marketing campaign,” stated Anderson.
“However now you query whether or not it’s?” Investigative Reporter Mahsa Saeidi requested.
“Sure. I don’t know. After I noticed the monitoring was coming from China, I’m like, ‘Oh no,’” Anderson advised us.
With the election eight days away, we’re surrounded by marketing campaign swag: yard indicators, flags, buttons and bumper stickers.
However does your candidate – whether or not it’s President Donald Trump or Former Vice President Joe Biden – really find yourself with the cash you’re spending?
“After I typed within the Biden retailer, there have been a bunch of websites that got here up,” stated Anderson. “I don’t know if these are actual.”
The Biden marketing campaign tells eight On Your Aspect there’s just one official web site. As Anderson feared, it’s not the one he gave his cash to.
That is Donald Trump’s official merchandise web site however sadly, there are many folks promoting faux Trump merchandise too.
So in case you actually wish to assist your selection for president, begin with their official marketing campaign website.