Is President Trump a Friend of Labor

In the 2016 United States presidential election a surprisingly high percentage of American labor, including unionized labor supported Donald Trump.  Traditionally and historically, US labor solidly votes with the labor left.  Why did labor break ranks in this election cycle? President Trump made campaign promises to renegotiate or abandon a number of international trade agreements, to benefit American business and ostensibly to benefit American labor.  He promised to bring good paying jobs back to America.  Thus far, early in his…

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