AFL-CIO to Democrats: We'll work to end your career if you cut Social Security or Medicare
(Source: Huffington Post, October 21, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. ó With fresh Capitol Hill budget battles on the horizon, the head of the leading labor federation planned to issue a blistering warning to unions' Democratic allies on Monday, saying the AFL-CIO would "never stop working" to end the political careers of Democrats who cut entitlement programs.
"No politician Ö I donít care the political party Ö will get away with cutting Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid benefits. Donít try it," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said, according to prepared remarks for a speech in Las Vegas, Nev.
Full story: Huffington Post
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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