Ellison was on a call with other Trump backers including Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Fox News host Sean Hannity, The Washington Post reported.
The tech executive also led Hewlett-Packard during his storied career. Oracle announced he was on medical leave last month.
Lobbying in the age of negative partisanship.
"The face Tim Cook makes when he wishes he had run for president instead of being CEO of Apple."
Not surprisingly, Oracle plans to appeal.
A jury unanimously upheld claims by Google that its use of Oracle's Java development platform was protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law.