N.C. City Demands Defiant Camping World CEO Remove Giant American Flag

Breitbart | 5/23/2019 | Staff
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Camping World CEO Marcus Lemonis is refusing to take down a giant American flag flying over his Gander RV business in Statesville, North Carolina, despite the city’s demands that the flag be taken down and has even taken him to court to force him to obey.

Lemonis says he will not remove the 40-by-80-foot flag even though the city said it violates a city ordinance because it is too large.

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The millionaire owner says he won’t do it. “There is no way that flag is coming down,” he said.

Lemonis told his Twitter followers that the city had filed a lawsuit against him.

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The city also began charging the CEO a fine of $50 per day until or unless he removes the flag. The city also made the fine retroactive to October 15 meaning that Lemonis owes the city $11,000.

The city claims it won’t allow a flag that size within 100 feet of the highway and that flags larger than 25 by 40 feet are illegal.

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Lemonis says he does not care how much the city tries to fine him. “I don’t care if it goes to $500 a day. It’s not coming down,” he said.

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