Free-Market Coalition Urges Senate to Approve Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick

InsideSources reports on a CEI led letter urging Senate to approve Andrew Puzder for labor secretary. 

A coalition of free-market groups sent a letter Monday urging the Senate to approve President Donald Trump’s pick for labor secretary.

CKE Restaurants President Andy Puzder was nominated Dec. 8 to lead the Department of Labor (DOL). He was immediately attacked by some lawmakers and unions for his lack of government experience and conduct as an employer. But a coalition of groups, led by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, is urging his approval.

“We believe a change of labor policy at the federal level is crucial to encourage job creation and spur economic growth,” the letter stated. “Andrew Puzder would bring a welcome, fresh perspective to the U.S. Labor Department that our country needs.”

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