By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Former President Donald Trump is stepping down from SAG-AFTRA after the actors union vowed to expel him following the assault on the United States Capitol.

Trump released a letter addressed to SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, which reacted to the SAG-AFTRA effort to revoke his membership, writing “Who cares!”

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The letter rattled off Trump’s various film and TV credits, including “one of the most successful shows in television history, The Apprentice—to name just a few!”

The former president also leveled criticism at the union for its “dismal record” and “promoting dangerous un-American policies and ideas.”

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“Your organization has done little for its members, and nothing for
me — besides collecting dues and promoting dangerous un-American policies and ideas — as evident by your massive unemployment rates and lawsuits from
celebrated actors, who even recorded a video asking, `Why isn’t the union
fighting for me?” Trump wrote.

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 23: Donald Trump and Melania Trump attend the “Men In Black 3” New York premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre on May 23, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)

In response to the move, SAG-AFTRA released a statement that simply read “Thank you.”

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Last month, Carteris and National Executive Director David White filed disciplinary charges alleging Trump’s role in inciting the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and in “sustaining a reckless campaign of misinformation aimed at discrediting and ultimately threatening the safety of journalists, many of whom are SAG-AFTRA members.”