Food doesn’t get more political than this. Members of Culinary Union 226 are building a wall of taco trucks outside of Trump International Hotel ahead of the third presidential debate on Wednesday. At least five taco trucks will sit outside the resort next to Fashion Show mall and across the street from Wynn Las Vegas. All plan to dole out free tacos as an estimated 400 people rally.
"We’re protesting Donald Trump’s hotel here in Vegas, where a majority of workers voted to unionize, and shamefully Trump has failed to sit down at the table with them," Democrat Ruben Kihuen, who is running to represent the 4th Congressional District in the House, told BuzzFeed News. "As he has demonized Hispanics, women, veterans, and the disabled, we will send him and those who supported him like my opponent Congressman Cresent Hardy a message that we’re here and we vote."
The culinary union has held nearly 10 rallies in front of the hotel since December, when workers at the resort voted to unionize. They argue that Trump is illegally refusing to bargain with them, Buzzfeed says.