#1 Andy Puzderís Labor Department by ThirstyMan 11.12.2016 20:28


I thought it'd be interesting to start a thread on the various stories about Andy Puzder. The press is shameless now.
Here are some of the various headlines. TM

WSJ: Andy Puzderís Labor To-Do List
"Donald Trumpís selection of CKE CEO Andy Puzder to lead his Labor Department has incited a tantrum on the left, which is a good sign. "

WaPo: Trump names Andrew Puzder, a fast-food CEO and critic of substantially raising the minimum wage, to head the Labor Department

CNBC: Trump's Labor pick Andrew Puzder has been a big pro-immigration advocate

Democracy Now: Trump's Labor Pick, Fast-Food CEO Andrew Puzder, Opposes Minimum Wage Increase & Paid Sick Leave

USA Today: Andrew Puzder: 5 things to know about Trump's Labor pick
1. He's a lawyer who graduated from the Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Puzder was a corporate trial lawyer from 1984 to 1991 before making his name as a corporate turnaround specialist.
2. Puzder has been vocal about his opposition to raising the minimum wage, and has spoken out about the country's labor force and the economy. He's often called for regulatory reform.
3. During Trump's presidential campaign, Puzder praised the candidate's tax plan as ďpro-growthĒ and called his populist message ďrefreshing."
4. He was an economic adviser and spokesman for Mitt Romney's campaign for president in 2012.
5. CKE defied conventional advertising and marketing tactics recently when the company decided to focus on larger burgers and what some saw as controversial ads for Carl's Jr. featuring scantily-clad women

#2 RE: Andy Puzderís Labor Department by Cincinnatus 11.12.2016 22:18


Donald Trump's unified wall of partisan support has shown a few cracks over cabinet appointments that run counter to both campaign promises and traditional Republican foreign policy ethos.

Breitbart, the normally pro-Trump, right-wing website formerly run by top Trump adviser Steve Bannon, accused the president-elect putting foreign labor ahead of American workers by choosing fast food CEO Andrew Puzder to lead the Department of Labor.

The Conservative Review, meanwhile, called Puzder an "open border zealot



From an article entitled, "GOP Opposition to Potential Trump Cabinet Nominees Grows" which originated with NBC News, a fact that must be taken into consideration.

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