UPDATED 12:05 PM PT — Saturday, May 30, 2020
The president’s reelection campaign launched ‘Asian Pacific Americans for Trump‘ this week. The coalition was announced on Friday during a Team Trump online event and was created in an effort to boost the campaign’s appeal to AAPI voters.
The campaign has been working to expand their reach to more minority populations.
.@TeamTrump announced our Asian Pacific Americans for Trump coalition tonight. Great work @EstherZLu ???????? pic.twitter.com/lM2IZDTS4W
— Hannah Castillo – Text TRUMP to 88022 (@thehannahjane) May 30, 2020
During the event, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao touted her support for the president. She has said he stands for freedom and opportunity.
“The Republican Party is all about individualism. It’s about freedom and democracy, which once again spells opportunity and the American dream. That is so important to Asian Pacific Americans in particular.” – Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation
She also slammed Joe Biden’s policies and argued his socialistic ideals do not align with the American spirit of individualism.
The secretary noted this year’s election will be key to “preserving the America we deserve and love.”
Team Trump announces ‘Asian Pacific Americans for Trump,’ a coalition that will mobilize and empower Asian Pacific Americans to re-elect @realDonaldTrump by sharing the successes that Asian Pacific Americans have found under his leadership.
— Team Trump (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TeamTrump) May 30, 2020
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