Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Trump labor nominee Puzder withdraws, White House official says, amid concerns over his personal background and business record

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By Washington Post Staff February 15 at 3:51 PM

Andrew Puzder, a restaurant executive, had been scheduled to appear at a confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee on Thursday morning. He had come under fire for hiring an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper and was also opposed strenuously by Democrats and labor unions for his past positions on overtime pay and minimum wage.

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