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Trump-supporting truckers refusing to drive to NYC after ex-president’s $355 million fraud ruling

Truck drivers who support President Trump say they are refusing to drive into New York City after former President Donald Trump was fined $355 million in a fraud case last week.

Chicago Ray, a conservative social media influencer and truck driver, says some of his co-workers plan to stop deliveries to New York City in protest of a ruling handed down in Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday. He posted a video clip claiming that.

“I’ve been talking to drivers on the radio for the last hour or so and I’ve talked to about 10 drivers…and they’re going to start refusing to load into New York City starting Monday,” Ray said. said. said in a video from inside the truck..

He said he spoke with some drivers he already works with and they told their bosses they weren’t going to the Big Apple.

Chicago Ray said truck drivers have said they refuse to deliver to New York. Chicago1Ray/X

“I don’t know how widespread this is across the country, or how many truckers are going to start rejecting packages destined for New York City, but I’ll tell you what, just do a little research and you’ll find out,” Ray said. he said.

The truck driver said his boss “doesn’t care if he rejects the load. He just takes it somewhere else.”

“Do you know how hard it is to get into New York City with all these fuckers?” he said, referring to his truck. “Well, that’s true.”

Mr Wray claimed that 95% of truckers supported the former president on the X post, which has been viewed more than 4.6 million times and received more than 50,000 likes since Friday night. .

On Friday, Donald Trump was fined $355 million in Manhattan. Getty Images

Some people expressed support for the boycott online.

“Do it! Let us know how we can help. You are not alone in this fight!” one user wrote in reply.

“We stand with truckers,” another wrote.

Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Arthur Engoron ordered President Trump to pay a $355 million fine for inflating his net worth by billions of dollars over 10 years to obtain favorable loans from banks. .

Chicago Ray said he has spoken to several truck drivers who told their bosses they would not be going to New York. AFP/Getty Images

In addition, he will be prohibited from serving as an officer or director of any New York corporation for three years, the judge ruled.

Trump, like Chicago Ray, denounced the incident as “election interference” by his political opponents and said at a rally Saturday that other businesses would pull out of New York City in the wake of his verdict, and said at a rally Saturday that other businesses would pull out of New York City in the wake of his verdict. I predicted discord.

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