Powerful United Auto Workers Union Endorses Biden

The Washington Post reports:

The United Auto Workers endorsed President Biden at its annual legislative conference Wednesday in Washington, signaling union support in auto-making swing states, where former president Trump is also popular. The endorsement is a political victory for the self-proclaimed “most pro-union president” who has gone to great lengths to appeal to union members, including auto workers.

The autoworker union’s endorsement has strong implications for the key battleground states of Michigan and Wisconsin; Biden narrowly won both states in 2020. The UAW’s enthusiastic new leader, Shawn Fain, has been an outspoken critic of Trump and has slammed Republican policies to divide the working class “using racism, sexism and xenophobia” during the conference on Monday.

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