April 13, 2021

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Donald Trump Demands Boycott of Coke, Delta, UPS in Georgia Voter Law Fight – Newsweek

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Former President Donald Trump on Saturday evening called for boycotts of companies who have spoken out against the new Georgia voting laws. These include Major League Baseball, Delta Airlines, ViacomCBS, Coca-Cola, UPS and others.

Trump said “radical left Democrats” have threatened to boycott products for several years, and now the left is “going big time with WOKE CANCEL CULTURE.”

He said it’s time for Republicans to reciprocate the sentiment.

Trump said this through a statement from former senior legal advisor Jenna Ellis:

“It is finally time for Republicans and Conservatives to fight back—we have more people than they do—by far! Boycott Major League Baseball (MLB), Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, JPMorgan Chase, ViacomCBS, Citigroup, Cisco, UPS, and Merck,” the statement read.

“Don’t go back to their products until they relent. We can play the game better than them.”

Trump’s went on to say, again, that the 2020 presidential election was “rigged.”

“They rigged and stole our 2020 Presidential Election, which we won by a landslide, and then, on top of that, boycott and scare companies into submission,” Trump continued. “Never submit, never give up! The Radical Left will destroy our Country if we let them.

“We will not become a Socialist Nation. Happy Easter!”

Georgia passed new voting laws last week that include voter ID for absentee ballots, fewer drop boxes and it makes it a crime to bring food and water to voters who wait in lines to cast their ballots.

MLB announced Friday afternoon that it would pull this year’s Midsummer Classic from the Peach State to a site “to be determined.”

“Over the last week, we have engaged in thoughtful conversations with Clubs, former and current players, the Players Association, and The Players Alliance, among others, to listen to their views. I have decided that the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport is by relocating this year’s All-Star Game and MLB Draft,” MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement.

That drew instant criticisms from both Trump and Gov. Kemp, who said MLB and major corporations in Georgia have become “woke” to “free and fair elections.”

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Former President Donald Trump on Saturday evening (04/03/2021) called for boycotts of companies who have spoken out against the new Georgia voting laws. These include Major League Baseball, Delta Airlines, ViacomCBS, Coca-Cola, UPS and others.
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“Baseball is already losing tremendous numbers of fans, and now they leave Atlanta with their All-Star Game because they are afraid of the Radical Left Democrats who do not want voter I.D., which is desperately needed, to have anything to do with our elections,” Trump wrote Friday night.

“Boycott baseball and all of the woke companies that are interfering with Free and Fair Elections. Are you listening Coke, Delta, and all!”

Meanwhile, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday said that those who speak out against his state’s new voting laws are simply “caved to the cancel culture.” The Georgia governor told listeners across the country that “they’re coming after you next.”

“I think it’s a message to all of us, all across this country that are home tonight, they’re coming after you next. You know, they’re going to come after your ballgame. They’re going to boycott your business. If you don’t agree with their way of life, they are going to come after you on that, too,” Kemp added.

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