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September 21, 2019

Trump Formally Nominates Scalia To Lead DOL, Sparking New Hill Clash

August 27, 2019 at 5:01 PM
President Donald Trump has formally nominated Eugene Scalia, a leading critic of strict OSHA rules, to lead the Labor Department, sparking a new confirmation fight battle with Senate Democrats and their labor union allies who oppose the administration’s deregulatory agenda. The White House announced the nomination in an Aug. 27 press release, calling Scalia “a renowned labor, employment, and regulatory lawyer.” The announcement makes good on Trump’s statement last month that he intended to nominate Scalia, the son of the...

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