Trump tries again with new Labor secretary pick

Feb 16, 2017
President Donald Trump announced that he’s got a new pick for Labor secretary, R. Alexander Acosta. Recall his previous nominee, Andrew Puzder, dropped out after a good deal of backlash and potential looming scandals. Acosta is formerly of the National Labor Relations Board and the Department of Justice, and, most recently, dean of the law […]

Andrew Puzder withdraws his labor secretary nomination

Feb 15, 2017
Andrew Puzder says he is withdrawing as President Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary. The fast food executive says in a statement provided to The Associated Press that he was “honored to have been considered by President Donald Trump to lead the Department of Labor and put America’s workers and businesses back on a path […]
Andy Puzder departing Trump Tower on Wednesday.
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Labor Secretary pick opposes many current regulations

Dec 9, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has has tapped fast food executive Andy Puzder as his nominee Secretary of Labor. Puzder is Chief Executive of CKE Restaurants Holdings-that’s the parent of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s. The fast-food conglomerate has 75,000 employees when you include franchises and more than $4 billion in worldwide sales. Puzder has a track record […]
Andrew Puzder, chief executive of CKE Restaurants, exits after his meeting with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. Puzder has been tapped for Secretary of Labor under the Trump administration.

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