Thursday, June 14, 2012

AFL-CIO Pulling Funds From Obama Campaign

What? Unions pulling funds from Obama? Lets see, it was only right before Obama's no show in Wisconsin when AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued a threat some would say Obama has long been asking for:

In a May speech at the National Press Club, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka threatened to reduce support for the Democratic party and launch "an independent labor movement" if Democrats didn't more fully support the union agenda. "We will change the way we spend, the way we do things and the way we function that creates power for workers," Trumka said, according to the Associated Press.

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