President Donald Trump called shoppers threatening to boycott Home Depot "vicious and totally crazed" in a series of tweets on Tuesday, and he urged his followers to "fight" for the company's cofounder, Bernie Marcus.
"A truly great, patriotic & charitable man, Bernie Marcus, the cofounder of Home Depot who, at the age of 90, is coming under attack by the Radical Left Democrats with one of their often used weapons. for people to shop at those GREAT stores because he contributed … to your favorite president, me! " Trump tweeted.
"These people are vicious and totally crazed, but remember, there are far more people ('Deplorables') in this country, than they do. "Fight for Bernie Marcus and Home Depot!"
Marcus recently attended the Atlanta Journal Constitution that he plans to donate to his fortune, which is estimated to total $ 4.55 billion, to Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. He donated $ 7 million to Trump during the 201
Following the interview, people criticized Marcus' donations to Trump and threatened to boycott the home improvement retailer using the hashtag #boycotthomedepot on Twitter, Business Insider's Cine reported.
Now, Trump is responding.
"More and more the Radical Left is using Commerce to hurt their 'Enemy," "Trump tweeted. "They make the name of a store, brand or company, and ask their so-called followers not to do business there. They don't care who gets hurt, but also don't understand that two can play that game!"
In the interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Marcus said he didn't "agree with every move" Trump has made, but said the president has "produced more than anybody else."