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Sen. Rand Paul Leads Boycott Of Directtv After They Drop Oann: ‘Why Give Money To People Who Hate Us?’

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DirectTV dropped the One American News Network from their lineup, and Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky responded by leading a boycott of the cable provider.

DirectTV confirmed that they would not be renewing their contract with OANN which is known for being very conservative and pro-Trump. The news of the separation was first reported by Bloomberg News.

“We informed Herring Networks that, following a routine internal review, we do not plan to enter into a new contract when our current agreement expires,” said a spokesperson for DirectTV to the Daily News.

On Monday, Paul responded by saying he would drop DirectTV and implied that others on the right should follow his lead.

“@DIRECTV is cancelling @OANN so I just cancelled my home Direct TV. Why give money to people who hate us?” tw… (Read more)

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