Why are people boycotting Martin’s potato rolls?

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NJ.com

Those tasty Martin’s potato rolls that have been a staple of every sandwich, especially at Shake Shack, are now part of a political firestorm. The reason: Members of the Martin’s family have financially supported Trump-backed Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano. Philadelphia-based Billy Penn reported in May that executive chair Jim Martin has donated over $100,000 to Mastriano, who is a Pennsylvania state senator. The senator is facing public backlash for his controversial behavior and statements, including for his attendance at the Jan. 6 rally at the U.S. Capitol, …

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