Trump: Boycott Apple Until ‘Liberal’ Tim Cook Cooperates With FBI


trumpAt a rally in South Carolina this afternoon, Donald Trump called for a boycott of Apple because of how they’re refusing to unlock the San Bernardino killer’s phone for the FBI.

Trump heavily criticized Apple for resisting the order (the DOJ filed a new motion to force Apple’s hand today). Apple CEO Tim Cook argued that unlocking one phone for the government creates a dangerous precedent for future cases.

As Trump was going on a tangent about China today, he again said Apple’s in the wrong, even saying, “What I think you oughta do is boycott Apple until such time as they give up that security number. Boycott Apple.”

He suggested Cook’s “looking to do a big number, probably to show how big a liberal he is.”

Here’s a partial list of other things Trump has suggested people boycott: Macy’s, Starbucks, and Megyn Kelly.

Oh, also, Trump is a complete hypocrite:

UPDATE –– 4:35 pm EST: Trump elaborated:

Watch his comments above.

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