Cesar Chavez’s family reminds RFK Jr. their votes are going to Biden after he invokes their late father’s name

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. received a notice from the family of the late Cesar Chavez to stop using their patriarch’s name for his campaign.

The labor leader’s eldest son, Fernando Chavez, signed a letter Friday which was first reported by the Washington Post. Fernando and his brother Paul gave the Chavez family endorsement to President Joe Biden that same day, according to the incumbent’s campaign. This comes ahead of Cesar Chavez Day on Sunday, the late activist’s birthday, since then-President Barack Obama enacted it so in 2014.

“We respectfully call upon you and your campaign to cease using images of our father to associate yourself with him and suggest your campaign’s goals are compatible,” the letter reads.

Kennedy likewise planned to commemorate the holiday with a Los Angeles event featuring
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