capitol from afarAuthored by Emily Barker

President Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary, Andrew F. Puzder, has withdrawn his name from consideration. Support for Puzder had eroded quickly over the last week.

To secure his appointment, Puzder needed at least 50 Senate votes plus a possible tie-breaking vote from Vice President Pence. Republicans control 52 seats in the Senate. Puzder withdrew from consideration
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