Candidate for the post of U.S. labor Secretary Andy Pazder refused the proposed post. He said this on his Twitter page.
Andy Puzder (@AndyPuzder)
15 February 2017, 21:07
“I decided to resign from his position of Minister of labour. I am proud that my candidacy was considered, and I am grateful to all who supported me,” wrote Pazder.
According to Reuters, Pazder decided to recuse himself amid fears that his candidacy will not be approved in the Senate. The Agency reminds that he admitted that his house was working the maid who was an illegal immigrant.
Pazder is a Director of CKE Restaurants, combining several networks of fast food restaurants. The US President-elect Donald trump asked him to head the Ministry in December last year.
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