Steve Gallardo: Donald Trump is not welcome in Arizona

Posted at 9:40 AM, Jun 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-17 12:40:50-04

“You are not welcome in Arizona.”

County Supervisor Steve Gallardo told reporters on Friday that Donald Trump is not welcome in the Valley.

At the press conference, Somos America also announced they would hold an anti-Trump protest at Encanto Park at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a rally in Phoenix on Saturday afternoon at the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum.

Doors at the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum will open at noon, and the event will begin at 4 p.m.

Trump’s website shows him stopping at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino at 11 a.m. on Saturday prior to making his way to Phoenix. 

Trump will also have a meeting and reception in Phoenix at 2 p.m. on June 18, a Trump spokeswoman confirmed to ABC15.

According to the invitation, the cost to attendees is $2,700 per person. Photo opportunities are $10,000 per person.