Starbucks CEO stepping down after tanking company with refugee stance

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  1. soreshoulder

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    I can here the Donald saying "You're fired"

    'Howard Schultz, the current CEO of Starbucks, will step down from his role at the giant coffee chain next month.

    The move comes after his vow to hire thousands refugees in response to President Donald Trump's first travel ban appeared to hurt customer sentiment and dent their sales.

    Trump supporters have called for a boycott of the chain since January 29, when Schultz vowed to hire 10,000 refugees over five years.

    Schultz in a letter to employees said the promise of the American Dream was 'being called into question' and that 'the civility and human rights we have all taken for granted for so long are under attack.'

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