Politico's Morning Shift reports on a CEI led letter to Congress supporting Andrew Puzder's nomination for Labor secretary.
A coalition of 17 pro-business groups sent a letter to the Senate HELP Committee today in favor of Puzder’s nomination for Labor secretary. Led by the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute, the group said Puzder’s record as a successful business leader shows he understands how to promote economic growth and job creation. Puzder is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, which is the parent company to the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chains.
“Andrew Puzder would bring a welcome, fresh perspective to the U.S. Labor Department that our country needs,” the groups write. “Over the years, he has warned about the harmful impact of overly burdensome workplace regulation, and his firsthand experience dealing with those burdens should prove invaluable in identifying and targeting regulations that do more harm than good.”
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