On Friday, Donald Trump encouraged people to boycott major brands that openly oppose Republican-backed election reform in Georgia.
Georgia state lawmakers have been making headlines as of late, due to their passage of GOP-backed election reform laws. The law, which has been heavily criticized by the left, has been slammed by major brands such as Delta, Major League Baseball and Coca-Cola.
In a statement, Trump specifically highlighted the MLB’s decision to move the league’s annual All-Star Game from Atlanta saying, “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 went on to say, “Boycott baseball and all of the woke companies that are interfering with Free and Fair Elections. Are you listening Coke, Delta, and all”.
CEOs from Delta and Coca-Cola sparked national controversy as they spoke out this week against the law.
Biden incorrectly made public assertions against law saying it required polls to be closed by 5:00 pm. The law actually keeps them open until 7:00 pm, which extends voting time in the state.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp noted that the law expanded voting hours and access to early voting. The law protects American citizen’s voting rights by requiring absentee voters to produce identification with their absentee votes, which is something already required by those who choose to vote in person.
In a statement to the Epoch Times, Gov. Kemp said “It is obvious that neither President Biden nor his handlers have actually read SB 202, which I signed into law yesterday. “This bill expands voting access, streamlines vote-counting procedures, and ensures election integrity.”