The Trump administration borrowed from a former Clinton adviser’s playbook to preempt Rachel Maddow’s purported scoop on the president’s old tax returns on Tuesday.
Sen. Lamar Alexander’s office said that healthcare takes priority over the confirmation process of the new labor secretary.
President Donald Trump has criticized Democrats for delaying his cabinet nominees, but the president’s own campaign event could postpone his appointment to the Department of Labor.
Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta plans to forfeit up to $375,000 in bonuses if confirmed by the Senate, according to an ethics disclosure posted online on Thursday.
Several hundred liberal activists gathered outside of the Labor Department in a protest organized by labor groups, including the AFL-CIO.
The three Senate Democrats who criticized Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s record on labor issues have collected millions from unions.
The Senate voted to roll back an Obama executive order that would have shut out businesses undergoing labor disputes from obtaining federal contracts.
The nation’s largest union is throwing its weight behind the anti-Trump Women’s March.
When Milton Acosta retired after two decades of bruising warehouse work in 2004, he banked on his $2,300 monthly check from Teamsters Local 707. He now must make do on a third of that.
A New York labor union has exhausted its pension fund, leaving thousands of retirees at risk and sparking calls for a forensic audit.