Former President Trump on Saturday added to a list of organizations he is asking his supporters to boycott for opposing Georgia’s voting restrictions.
Driving the news: Trump on Friday urged a boycott of Major League Baseball over plans to pull its All-Star Game out of Georgia and “all the companies that woke up” that had taken a stand, adding “Are you listening to Coca-Cola, Delta?” In his new statement, he said: “Boycott Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, JPMorgan Chase, ViacomCBS, Citigroup, Cisco, UPS and Merck.”
What else is he saying? Trump accused “radical left Democrats” of playing dirty by boycotting companies that offend them.
- “Now they are going big with WOKE CANCEL CULTURE and our sacred elections,” Trump said.
- “The time has finally come for Republicans and Conservatives to fight back; we have more people than them, by far!” he added, before making a series of complaints, including about the 2020 presidential election, and then wishing: “Happy Easter!”
The other side: Democrats have criticized the new law, and President Biden called it “Jim Crow on steroids.”
- Biden said in an interview with ESPN that aired on Wednesday that he would support MLB in moving Atlanta’s game above restrictions.
- Citigroup declined to comment, and the other companies named on Trump’s boycott list did not immediately respond to Axios’ requests for comment.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.