Statement by Los Angeles Labor Leader Rusty Hicks on Trump’s Visit to California


Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Contact: Gabriella Landeros, 323-406-3270,

Los Angeles, CA – The following statement was issued by Rusty Hicks, President of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, in response to President Trump’s first visit to California:

“Just a week after attacking the values that make up California, and the President thinks he can make a seamless pass through in our territory to find ways to divide innocent people.

“Los Angeles doesn’t play by the rules. We organize, we stand up, and we fight back against hate and xenophobia.

“Join us today as we RESIST.