Why does the AFL-CIO care so much about entitlements? I don't see the connection between union membership and social security, Medicare etc.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka assailed the proposed cuts to entitlement programs as “wrong and indefensible.”
“A president’s budget is more than just numbers. It is a profoundly moral document. We believe cutting Social Security benefits and shifting costs to Medicare beneficiaries — while exempting corporate America from shared sacrifice — is wrong and indefensible,” Trumka said.