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"Richard Trumka Unloads On Trump": 'Racist', 'Dangerous' And 'Un-American'

The nation’s top labor leader Tuesday morning blasted GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s comments about Mexican immigrants as “dangerous,” “racist” and “un-American.”

Speaking at a press breakfast organized by the Christian Science Monitor, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka was – no surprise – critical of the entire GOP field, but he used his harshest language for Trump, the real estate magnate/reality TV star who has stunningly risen to a dominant position in the GOP presidential field powered at least in part by his offensive rhetoric about immigrants in this country without legal status, asserting that Mexico is “sending people” who are criminals, drug mules and “rapists.” 729 more words

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Richard Trumka Calls For The End Of Wage Theft

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, was in Philadelphia to address wage theft, the manipulation by employers to underpay or steal money from their employees. 264 more words

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Governor Scott Walker Enters Presidential Race As An Anti-Washington Reformer

Scott Walker cast himself as an anti-Washington reformer as he launched his 2016 Republican presidential campaign on Monday, vowing to fight with the same conservative conviction he used to battle unions as Wisconsin governor. 591 more words

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Who Said It: Trump or Trumka?

Donald Trump and Richard Trumka are from very different parts of the political spectrum, but they share a similar tone.

The Republican presidential candidate and the president of the AFL-CIO both tweet in a state of perpetual outrage at their political opponents. 36 more words

We have a 'winner'! This ought to shut Trumka and Rolling Stone right up [Photoshop]

As Twitchy told you, AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka was super-proud of himself for putting Scott Walker in his place with this tweet:

My full statement on Scott Walker's upcoming announcement that he's running for president: "Scott Walker is a national disgrace."

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'Sweet merciful crap'! Is Rolling Stone serious with this 'pathetic' Trumka swooning?

As Twitchy reported, professional union goon Richard Trumka made himself beam with this totes brutal assessment of Scott Walker:

My full statement on Scott Walker's upcoming announcement that he's running for president: "Scott Walker is a national disgrace."

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