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Jon Hiatt is Executive Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff at the AFL-CIO.

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Allegheny/Fayette County Labor Council AFL-CIO, COPE
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GENERAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 8, 2016

PRESIDENT

Hillary CLINTON

VICE-PRESIDENT

Tim KAINE

Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to slam a local union leader who had criticized the president-elect's claim to have saved 1,100 jobs at an Indianapolis manufacturing plant.

Chuck Jones, who is President of United Steelworkers 1999, has done a terrible job representing workers. No wonder companies flee country!

When George W. Bush assembled his first Cabinet in 2001, news reports dubbed them a team of millionaires, and government watchdogs questioned whether they were out of touch with most Americans’ problems. Combined, that group had an inflation-adjusted net worth of about $250 million — which is roughly one-tenth the wealth of Donald Trump’s nominee for commerce secretary alone.

Trump is putting together what will be the wealthiest administration in modern American history.

It is hard to find anyone more passionate about the idea of steering public dollars away from traditional public schools than Betsy DeVos, Donald J. Trump’s pick as the cabinet secretary overseeing the nation’s education system. Like many education philanthropists, she argues that children’s ZIP codes should not confine them to failing schools.