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US labour secretary nominee withdraws as Republican senators turn against him

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 05:50

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Protesters holding signs during a demonstration against Mr Puzder outside the headquarters of CKE Restaurants in Anaheim, California, last Monday. Mr Puzder withdrew his nomination to be US labor secretary on Wednesday as Republican senators turned sharply against him.

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THE fast-food executive Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be US labour secretary on Wednesday as Republican senators turned sharply against him, the latest defeat for a White House besieged by infighting and struggling for traction even with a Republican-controlled

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