Trump calls on Republicans to boycott companies amid controversy over the voting law

former President TrumpDonald Trump White House says bipartisan bills even if the Republican party does not vote for them Gates boasted of “reaching” women through tax collection in Florida Federal case accused: Trump report calls for MLB boycott to move All-Star game More On Saturday, Republicans and Conservatives called for a slew of corporate boycotts amid controversy over new voting laws.

In a statement released late Saturday evening, the former president targeted Democrats for their “dirty” play and boycotting companies “in any way.” [offend] they.”

“For years, Radical Left Democrats have played a dirty role by boycotting products when anything from that company is done or mentioned in any way that offends them.” Trump said in a statement released Saturday by Save America PAC: “They’re now spending a lot of time with WOKE CANCEL CULTURE and our elections. Holy “.

He then called on Republicans to “respond” claiming that “we have more people than they have,” and urged conservatives to boycott certain companies including Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines and Citigroup.

“It is finally time for Republicans and Conservatives – we have more people than them – to fight back!” Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, GBMorgan Chase, Viacom CBS, Citigroup, Cisco, UPS and Merck are all to fight. Don’t go back to their products until they soften. “We can play a better game than them,” he said.

The call comes as companies have publicly condemned the Georgia SB 202 and other proposed voting legislation in other states across the United States.

Many Republicans backed these efforts after Trump and his allies claimed that widespread voter fraud marred the 2020 election amid the pandemic, when mail ballots were used extensively. However, these allegations have been challenged by federal and state election officials.

Georgia state Brian KempBrian Kemp Trump calls for boycott of MLB over Republican All-Star Game House transfer describes MLB as “utterly pathetic” for All-Star Warnock move: MLB decision is a “regrettable” result of Georgia law More (R) signed SB 202 into law last month.

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Major League Baseball this week Move all-star game Outside Georgia to protest the law, the furthest measure a company has taken against the law.

Trump card Called directly To boycott MLB hours after its announcement.

Among its restrictions, SB 202 limited the use of ballot boxes and imposed new identification requirements for absentee voting. It is also prohibited to distribute food and water to people within 150 feet of the polling site, including those waiting in line to vote.

Democrats and critics of the law say it amounts to voter suppression, especially for communities of color.

The CEO of Delta Airlines echoed the criticism, telling employees In a note “It is clear that the bill includes provisions that will make it difficult for many underrepresented voters, especially black voters, to exercise their constitutional right to elect their representatives.”

Executives at Citibank, who also owns Citigroup He publicly opposed the lawAnd throwing their support behind 72 black business leaders who Called companies To resist the legislation.

Georgia was one of the few swing states President BidenJoe Biden Jobs report adds to Biden’s momentum The White House says the bills are bipartisan even if the Republican party does not vote for them Trump calls for a boycott of MLB to move All-Star Game More He narrowly defeated Trump in 2020. Biden’s victory marked the first time a Democrat had won a peach state since 1992.

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