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A video has surfaced of Starbucks (SBUX) - Get Starbucks Corporation Report Executive Chairman and former CEO Howard Schultz criticizing President Trump at a meeting with employees last February. 

The video, obtained by Business Insider, shows the coffee giant's executive saying that Trump has spurred chaos and negatively impacted the economy.

"The world is screwed up. People are unsettled... There is a tremendous amount of pressure and anxiety in America... We have a president that is creating episodic chaos every single day, and that is no doubt affecting consumer behavior," Schultz said.

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Schultz offered Starbucks as a metaphor for the solution to the problem because the stores provide a sense of family and community.

"We have an antidote," he said. "We always have. And that's the sense of community, the third place, and the environment that we create around family."

Shares of Starbucks were higher during midday trading on Wednesday.

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