DNC Labor Council Blasts Trump for Missteps Impacting Essential Workers

Streaming from Milwaukee, Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez touched on the recent appointment of Republican megadonor and Trump loyalist Louis DeJoy as postmaster general and the president’s other tactics against the Postal Service in Monday’s council meeting, calling out “a postmaster general who has no business being there” and “a president who knows he can’t win on the up and up, so he knows he has to cheat.”

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka echoed Perez’s point, accusing the president of throwing gasoline on fires and bullying the Postal Service for mere personal and partisan gain, saying “he’s threatening America’s most trusted public service…for one reason: to suppress the vote.”

But Trumka, representing the largest federation of unions in the U.S., expressed resolve and determination Monday, telling Trump “we’re going to fight you, and we’re going to beat you.”

Read the full article in Courthouse News Service.