U.S. President trump on Wednesday called for a boycott of Goodyear Tires and rubber, accusing the company of “playing politics,” banning its employees from wearing hats with slogans that support him, and said he would replace Goodyear Tires from his luxury cars if he had an alternative. Trump told reporters that he thought it was “shameful” for Goodyear to prevent employees from wearing clothes that supported law enforcement officials’ blue lives matter slogans, while allowing them to wear clothes with slogans such as “black lives are also lives.”. Trump also posted: “don’t buy Goodyear Tires – they’ve announced a ban on Maga hats,” referring to hats with his campaign slogan “make America great again.”. < / P > < p > Goodyear is the largest tire company in North America. According to industry data, in 2018, Goodyear’s tires were installed on 24% of new cars in the United States.