2021-01-17

Stripe Stops Processing Payments for Trump Campaign Website

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The Wall Street Journal:

Stripe Inc. will no longer process payments for President Trump’s
campaign website following last week’s riot at the Capitol,
according to people familiar with the matter.

The financial-technology company handles card payments for
millions of online businesses and e-commerce platforms,
including Mr. Trump’s campaign website and online fundraising
apparatus. Stripe is cutting off the president’s campaign
account for violating its policies against encouraging violence,
the people said.

The Trump campaign directly incited an insurrection against Congress in an attempt to overturn an election that Trump lost. How can any legitimate company do business with them henceforth?