Champion of the Working Class
Posted by tom regan (+440) 3 months ago
The history of screwing over construction workers, subcontractors and other blue-collar workers by Trump is well documented. I thought it would be a good idea to take a look at how much Trump loves coal miners.

He loves them so much that he was willing to put their lives further at risk by trying to overturn the new coal dust rule during a time when black lung disease has seen a huge increase.

Thank goodness the courts stepped in and upheld the new law.

http://www.businessinside...ng-2017-12
https://www.npr.org/2018/...rs-disease
https://www.msha.gov/news...-dust-rule

John Oliver did a great job looking at these issues and the coal industry in general. Some of you might not like John Oliver, but he is very sympathetic to the situation that coal miners are currently dealing with.

He talks a lot about Bob Murray, CEO of Murray Energy, who Trump and the Republicans just handed a huge pile of money with the new tax law.

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