WEBSTER – Unable to open successfully in a tent in Oxford, an entrepreneur recently expanded his chain of pro-President Trump merchandise stores by adding a shop on East Main Street last weekend.

The business, called New England for Trump,  has 13 stores in three states. It has as its core sale items hats, flags and T-shirts. It also offers glassware, knickknacks, key chains, electronics, blankets, “you name it,” said owner Keith Lambert, 48, of Easton.

The Webster store is managed by Jim Ellis of Connecticut, who said merchandise has flown off the shelves.

“There’s a lot of support for the president,” Ellis said. “There’s a lot of support for the police, because we don’t just sell Trump merchandise in our stores. We back the blue. We also support the military. We also support the Second Amendment, our rights to bear arms, and everything like that.

“But Trump is definitely the

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