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    “Truckers’ Threat Sparks NYC Shutdown Fear, Urgent Calls for Stockpiling”

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    Truckers Boycott New York City in Solidarity with Trump, Prompting Fear of Supply Shortages

    New York City stands on the brink of a potential shutdown as truckers, incensed by a court ruling against former President Donald Trump, threaten to paralyze the metropolis in a bid of solidarity. The boycott, spearheaded by right-wing influencer and Trump supporter Chicago Ray, has gained traction among truckers nationwide, sparking concerns over essential goods’ availability.

    The uproar stems from Manhattan Justice Arthur Engoron’s decision to fine Trump a staggering $355 million following allegations of financial fraud. Trump, along with his company and top executives, has been accused of inflating his net worth to deceive financial institutions and insurers. This legal blow not only threatens Trump’s financial standing but also casts a shadow over his image as a successful businessman.

    Chicago Ray’s viral call to action resonated with truckers across the country, with many now refusing to transport goods destined for New York City. Expressing solidarity with Trump, these truckers view the boycott as a stand against what they perceive as an unjust legal system. Despite the lack of precise figures regarding the number of participating truckers, social media posts indicate growing support for the boycott.

    “We’re gonna stand for something, man. We’re gonna stand for Trump, man,” declared one trucker, echoing the sentiments of many others. Jennifer Hernandez, another trucker, warned of dire consequences for New York City if even a fraction of truckers adhere to the boycott. “If New York loses just 10% of the trucks that go in there, their prices are going to skyrocket on everything,” she cautioned.

    While it remains uncertain whether the boycott will materialize into a full-scale paralysis of New York City, concerns over potential supply shortages loom large. Similar to the “People’s Convoy” that protested Covid-19 mandates in Washington, D.C., in 2022, this act of rebellion against the authorities has garnered support from Trump himself.

    Trump, in a statement, denounced the court ruling as an “election interference ploy” and hailed the truckers’ boycott as a defense of freedom. His endorsement further galvanizes supporters and underscores the divisive nature of the legal battle against him.

    The repercussions of this boycott could extend beyond mere inconvenience, potentially impacting the livelihoods of millions of New Yorkers reliant on goods transported by trucks. As tensions escalate, the fate of New York City hangs in the balance, caught in the crossfire of legal battles and political agendas.

    Sources By Agencies

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