Advertisers pull ads amid the attack on the US Capitol

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Today's news: Marketers pull their ads amid the attack on the US Capitol while top business leaders speak out against the rioters.


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Jake Angeli, the "Q Shaman," was one of several protestors to confront Capitol police officers at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification.

Advertisers pull commercials around news coverage of attempted coup at US Capitol

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Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021.

Business leaders including JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian condemn the rioters at the US Capitol: 'These are domestic terrorists'

  • Business leaders also spoke out against the attack.
  • Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian described the rioters as "domestic terrorists." JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said in a statement that he strongly condemned Wednesday's violence, saying, "We are better than this."
  • Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, issued a scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump and the rioters. He called on Vice President Mike Pence and the Cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment in order to remove Trump from office.

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Ulta Beauty is pushing into advertising as it chases a piece of the $17 billion e-commerce ad business

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