Donald Trump will not be able to rejoin SAG-AFTRA.
The former President of the United States, who resigned from the union before facing expulsion, cannot be re-admitted into the organization, as voted on in a SAG-AFTRA National Board meeting, Deadline confirmed Sunday (February 7).
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“The resolution cites the same concerns that prompted the initial disciplinary charges — which were resolved by Trump’s resignation Thursday — notably his antagonism of the union’s journalist members and disregard for the values and integrity of the union,” the outlet reported.
“Preventing Donald Trump from ever rejoining SAG-AFTRA is more than a symbolic step. It is a resounding statement that threatening or inciting harm against fellow members will not be tolerated. An attack against one is an attack against all,” said SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris.
“WHEREAS, on or about January 13, 2021, disciplinary charges were filed against member Donald J. Trump, alleging that he engaged in actions antagonistic to the interests and integrity of SAG-AFTRA and its members in violation of Article XIV of the Constitution. The charges allege that the former President of the United States incited insurrection against the U.S. government at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, and urged and incited anti-journalist animus that resulted in injuries and harm to SAG-AFTRA member journalists,” the formal declaration begins. Click here to read in full.
Find out what he wrote in his resignation letter before the decision was formally made.
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