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Former President Donald Trump doubled down on his criticism of companies that oppose Georgia’s new voting law, and widened his appeal for more boycotts.
“Never submit, never give up!” Trump said. In a statement, he added that his political opponents — the “Radical Left Democrats” — had long used brand boycotts to send messages.
“It is finally time for Republicans and Conservatives to fight back — we have more people than they do — by far! Boycott Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, JPMorgan Chase, ViacomCBS, Citigroup, Cisco, UPS, and Merck. Don’t go back to their products until they relent. We can play the game better than them,” Trump said.
Trump was in opposition to another former president, Barack Obama, who supported Major League Baseball’s (MLB) decision to move its 2021 All-Star Game.
“Congratulations to @MLB for taking a stand on behalf of voting rights for all citizens. There’s no better way for America’s pastime to honor the great Hank Aaron, who always led by example,” Obama said on Twitter.
Elsewhere, Republican National Committee chair, Ronna McDaniel, said she was skipping MLB broadcasts.
“Guess what I am doing today? Not watching baseball!!!!” she said on Twitter.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics