Puzder Out Of Running For Labor Secretary

Law360, New York (February 15, 2017, 4:02 PM EST) -- Fast-food executive Andrew Puzder took himself out of consideration Wednesday to serve as President Donald Trump’s labor secretary one day before his scheduled confirmation hearing as reports circulated that he lacked enough support from Senate Republicans.

Since his nomination, Andrew Puzder has come under fire from numerous Democratic lawmakers, unions and worker advocacy groups on a litany of issues. (AP) Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, which operates the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chains, made the decision to step aside about two months after being nominated by...
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