Andrew Puzder withdraws nomination for labor secretary after domestic abuse allegations resurface.

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CEO of Hardees/Carl’s Jr. Andrew Puzder has withdrawn his nomination for labor secretary. Pudzer was a controversial choice, having hired an undocumented worker as a housekeeper. As well ads made for HGardees and Carls Jr of scantily clad women eating hamburgers were seen as objectifying women by his opponents.  Puzder, during a speech to California State University, called his employees at Hardees  “the worst of the worst.”

Puzder’s wife appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show in 1990 accusing him of domestic abuse. Oprah has given the tape of the show to the Senate for viewing.

To read more on this story in the Washington Post article click here.

To read more on this story in the CNN article click here.

To read more on this story in the Politico article click here.

Watch the video of the 1990 Oprah show on Inside Edition here:

 

 

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