Apr 3, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Trump calls for boycott of more companies over Georgia voting law

President Donald Trump holds a baseball bat while looking at exhibits during a Spirit of America Showcase in the Entrance Hall of the White House July 02, 2020

Former President Trump at the White House last July. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Former President Trump on Saturday added to a list of organizations he's calling on supporters to boycott for opposing Georgia's voting restrictions.

Driving the news: Trump on Friday urged a boycott of "woke companies" that have taken a stand and Major League Baseball for moving its All-Star Game out of Georgia, adding: "Are you listening Coke, 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 he's saying: Trump accused "Radical Left Democrats" of playing dirty by boycotting companies that offend them.

  • "Now they are going big time with WOKE CANCEL CULTURE and our sacred elections," Trump said.
  • "It is finally time for Republicans and Conservatives to fight back — we have more people than they do — 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, with President Biden calling it "Jim Crow on steroids."

  • Citigroup declined to comment, and the other companies named in Trump's boycott list did not immediately return Axios' requests for comment.

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Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.

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