Trump Shrugs Off Contradictions from Cabinet Picks

January 15, 2017

“As I meet members of the Cabinet I’m puzzled because many of them sound reasonable,” said Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Senate Democrat. “Far more reasonable than their president.” Senator Jeff Sessions, picked for attorney general […]

Thousands Rally to Resist GOP Health Law Repeal Drive

January 15, 2017

Labor unions were a strong presence at the demonstration in a parking lot at Macomb Community College in the Detroit suburb of Warren, where some people carried signs saying “Save our Health Care.” Lisa Bible, 55, of Bancroft, Michigan, said she […]

Foes Marshal Evidence Against Labor Secretary Nominee

January 15, 2017

With the Senate confirmation hearing looming for Andrew Puzder, the fast-food magnate whom Republican President-elect Donald Trump nominated to be Secretary of Labor, foes of the Puzder selection are marshaling evidence to try to convince […]

Trump Meets with Top Labor Leader

January 15, 2017

While AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka declared he was ready to work with Trump and his new administration in a post-election statement, he’s remained critical of what he sees as Trump’s go-at-it-alone approach. Trumka blasted Trump during the campaign, calling him an “anti-American bigot” in March. […]

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