We spoke to co-organizer Jodeen Olguín-Tayler about why it was important to bring together a multiracial group of women—including sexual assault survivors—to protest the Republican presidential nominee.
“Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia. He is taking hate groups mainstream, and helping a radical fringe take over the Republican Party. His disregard for the values that make our country great is profoundly dangerous.”
On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the President’s State of the Union address. Rubio, who is Cuban-American, will be delivered the rebuttal in both English and Spanish, according to a press release sent out by McConnell’s office.