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Trump slams labor leader Trumka for ’not doing enough’ to oppose NAFTA

Trump slams labor leader Trumka for ’not doing enough’ to oppose NAFTA

President Donald Trump slammed Richard Trumka, a top labor leader of the country, on Labor Day, accusing Trumka and ’his Dems’ of not doing enough to oppose the ’terrible’ North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The President tweeted his displeasure and quoted segments from Trumka’s appearance on a popular news channel.

bobby_5150 1 year

Union translation -"We can't line our pockets under this deal, so we won't back it."

Emperor Tito
Emperor Tito 1 year

Unions operate outside of the system of checks and balances. They are deeply corrupt to the core.

porcus 1 year

Union translation: Not initiated by a Democrat so "unenforceable", even if it is good for us.

schwoogie78 1 year

unions have been corrupt and selfish for soooo many years. union dues? for what? so you can go on strike to do less work for more money. its appalling

atlas shrugged
atlas shrugged 1 year

Unions should be used to unenforceable things. Negotiating for economically unfeasible wages and benefits and demanding jobs stay in the US, how can they even take their own rhetoric seriously?

michael zubas
michael zubas 1 year

I agree. imI used to want the USMCA. but since the Workers of all 3 countries were not represented at the table? a bad deapnwas made. bad for the workers of all 3 countries.

Miles O'Brien
Miles O'Brien 1 year

NAFTA 2.0 is still not ratified by the US or Canada. Trump cannot enact trade treaties without Congress.

Michael Shields
Michael Shields 1 year

Wait... does this imply that Labour unions are the corrupt arms of big business? Not actually interested in protecting the interests of the common working man? It's almost like these institutions have been corrupt for the best part of half a century, and yet we still wonder how left-wing politics has slowly become so out of touch with real working people.

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