Trump Blasts 'Radical Left' After Calls to Boycott Goya. Social media users accused Donald Trump's daughter of adopting a "political stance" to attract members of the Hispanic community. Ivanka captioned the image with the brand's slogan, "If it's Goya, it has to be good" in English and Spanish. One social media user questioned whether the President's daughter was violating ethical standards. Walter Shaub, who directed the U.S. Office of Government Ethics from 2013 to 2017 until he resigned after clashing with the President Donald Trump over alleged conflicts of interest involving his business entanglements, wrote on Twitter that Ivanka Trump's tweet was "clearly a violation of the government's misuse of position regulation. GOYA has been a staple in latino households for decades, but customers felt betrayed by Unanue’s political support and this led to a massive boycott of the company. "Endorse the president and the administration will endorse your product.". President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning as he sought to undermine the backlash Goya Foods has been facing from core Latino consumers after the company's chief executive, Robert Unanue, said "we are all truly blessed" to have Trump as a leader last week. “We have an incredible builder. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Ivanka Trump is facing backlash (and is being mocked) for posing with a can of Goya beans after their CEO praised her father. ", "In the Trump administration, she will probably be rewarded," Eisen said. Updated 1906 GMT (0306 HKT) July 15, 2020 . cbs news. U.S. regulations prohibit federal employees from using their public office "for the endorsement of any product, service or enterprise.". “Only the media and the cancel culture movement" -- a reference to online calls online to boycott certain figures -- "would criticize Ivanka for showing her personal support for a company that has been unfairly mocked, boycotted and ridiculed for supporting this administration -- one that has consistently fought for and delivered for the Hispanic community," the spokeswoman, Carolina Hurley, said. Mr Unanue said at an event in the White House last week: "We're all truly blessed at the same time to have a leader like President Trump, who is a builder. Another added that she had violated ethical rules and it was "pretty unimaginable" for previous administrations to have endorsed a product in the way she did. P. resident Donald Trump shared a picture of himself posing with Goya's products, hours after his daughter received backlash for endorsing the same brand on social media. GOYA FOODS CEO WON'T APOLOGIZE IN FACE OF BOYCOTT, BACKLASH FOR PRO-TRUMP REMARKS: 'SUPPRESSION OF SPEECH'. huffpost. vanka Trump is facing backlash and accusations she violated ethical standards after sharing a picture of herself holding a can of Goya beans on social media. Ivanka Trump weighed in on the Goya Foods controversy Tuesday night, publicly backing the brand in a now-viral social media post after liberals called for a boycott of the canned bean producer. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Ms Ocasio-Cortez also tweeted about the potential violation of ethical standards, writing in Spanish that "If it's Trump, it has to be corrupt.". See terms, Robert Unanue, CEO of Goya Foods visited the White House on July 9, A file photo of people walking past displays of Goya Foods products at the new corporate headquarters in Jersey City, Melania 'stopped' Ivanka changing First Lady office to 'First Family', Trump claims credit for UK backing out of Huawei 5G deal, Twitch lifts Donald Trump ban after 'hateful conduct' suspension, Government ‘plans to lift lockdown in March’, UK ‘on home straight’ as Covid vaccine rollout increases, Father stabbed to death close to his home in north west London, Capitol ‘rioters’ beg Trump for pardon as FBI come knocking, Government ‘looking at quarantine hotels and enhanced monitoring’, You may not agree with our views, or other users’, but please respond to them respectfully, Swearing, personal abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia and other discriminatory or inciteful language is not acceptable, Do not impersonate other users or reveal private information about third parties, We reserve the right to delete inappropriate posts and ban offending users without notification.