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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:17 PM

AFL-CIO: Trump's new Labor pick 'deserves serious consideration'

Source: The Hill


BY NIKITA VLADIMIROV - 02/16/17 03:10 PM EST

One of the biggest forces in labor unions is welcoming President Trump's new pick for Labor secretary, after harshly criticizing Trump's since-withdrawn first choice.

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) on Thursday offered praise for Alexander Acosta shortly after Trump announced his nomination.

"Working people changed the game on this nomination. Unlike Andy Puzder, Alexander Acosta's nomination deserves serious consideration. In one day, we've gone from a fast-food CEO who routinely violates labor law to a public servant with experience enforcing it," AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said, according to NBC News's Carrie Dann.

Trump nominated Acosta after Andy Puzder on Wednesday withdrew his nomination to head up the Labor Department amid growing opposition in the Senate.

Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/319949-afl-cio-trumps-new-labor-pick-deserves-serious-consideration

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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:23 PM

1. Jack Nicholson won an Academy Award for making us aware:

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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 04:24 PM

2. Respectfully, seriously consider, then vote no.

Working people deserve incredibly better.

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Thu Feb 16, 2017, 06:53 PM

4. Can Acosta say NO to tRump's face?

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