Trumka Leaves Presidential Business Council

Posted by | August 17, 2017 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By Kenneth Quinnell Trumka Leaves Presidential Business Council

This week, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka resigned from President Donald Trump’s Manufacturing Jobs Initiative. The move came after Trump responded to the racist terrorist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. In resigning from the Initiative, Trumka said:

His response to the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville was the last straw. We in the labor community refuse to normalize bigotry and hatred. And we cannot in good conscience extend a hand of cooperation to those who condone it.

Here are some of the top pieces of media coverage about Trumka’s response to Trump:

Kenneth Quinnell
Thu, 08/17/2017 – 16:00

Source: AFL-CIO

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