CKE’s Andy Puzder Withdraws from Nomination

February 15, 2017

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CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder withdrew his name from consideration for labor secretary in President Donald Trump’s cabinet on Wednesday.

“After careful consideration and discussions with my family, I am withdrawing my nomination for Secretary of Labor. I am honored to have been considered by President Donald Trump to lead the Department of Labor and put America’s workers and businesses back on a path to sustainable prosperity,” Puzder said in a statement.