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Labor nominee Acosta says he'll advocate for workers

Mar 22, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's labor nominee is facing questions about how he would back up American workers when his record provides few clues.

Alexander Acosta made a blanket pledge at his confirmation hearing Wednesday, but offered few details about whether he supports policies Trump opposes, such as a higher minimum wage.

"Whether it is those who are working, those who still seek work, those who are discouraged or unemployed, or those who have retired, if confirmed as

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