Trump calls for boycotting more businesses over Georgia voting law

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.


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