Former President Donald Trump on Thursday submitted his resignation from SAG-AFTRA, the union representing roughly 160,000 professionals, from actors and musicians to media professionals.
“Donald Trump attacked the values that this union holds most sacred — democracy, fact, respect for our fellow People of all races and faiths, and the sanctity of the free press,” union president Gabrielle Carteris mentioned. “There is a straight line from his wanton disregard for the reality to the assaults on journalists perpetrated by his followers.”
“Your group has finished little for its members, and nothing for me — moreover accumulating dues and selling harmful un-American insurance policies and concepts — as evident by your huge unemployment charges and lawsuits from celebrated actors, who even recorded a video asking, “Why is not the union preventing for me?” Trump, who was finest referred to as the host of “The Apprentice” previous to coming into workplace, wrote.
“You could have finished nothing for me,” Trump added, citing his pleasure within the appearances he made in movies like “Dwelling Alone 2” and “Zoolander.”
In response to Trump’s resignation, the union launched a press release that merely learn: “Thanks.”