Howard Schultz, the founder and CEO of Starbucks, announces support for US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
In an interview with CNN, Schultz let slip which way he was voting, saying, “I’m hopeful that after the election – and hopefully Hillary Clinton will be elected president – that we will begin to see a level of unity and people coming together.”
When asked if he had officially backed Clinton (pictured below) with that statement, the CEO responded “I guess I just did. I think it’s obvious Hillary Clinton needs to be the next president.”
Schultz, 63, is known to be politically vocal especially as a corporate leader.
Starbucks, which has over 22,500 coffee stores, is one of the companies anti-Israel activists boycott.
According to inminds.co.uk, it details various examples of Schultz supposed loyalty to Israel. The website says he was even given an award for being a Zionis.
“In 1998 he was honored by the…