The SAG-AFTRA National Board announced on Sunday that they passed a resolution denying any possible re-entry applications by Trump.
SAG-AFTRA President Gabriel Carteris said, preventing Donald Trump from ever separating from SAG-AFTRA is a symbolic move. “It is a brilliant statement that threatening or abetting against fellow members will not be tolerated. An attack against one is an attack against all.”
The resolution cites concerns prompting initial disciplinary charges filed by the union in January, including the January 6 siege on the US Capitol and Trump’s role “and his hostility to the union’s journalist members and disregard for values and integrity.” ” Union, ”the union said in a press release.
The disciplinary committee originally held a hearing on 5 February to hear evidence on the allegations. Prior to the confirmed hearing, Trump sent Carteris a letter announcing his resignation. “I no longer wish to be associated with your union,” he wrote. In a comment on the letter, SAG-AFTRA merely stated, “Thank you.”
Citing Article III (a) (2) of the Constitution, the union stated in a press release, “The National Board has the discretion to deny membership to any applicant if, in its decision, not his admission for membership Will. The best interests of the union, “adding that” the National Board finds that any future re-entry to Donald J. Trump’s membership will not be in the union’s best interests. “