AFL-CIO statement on Scott Walker announcement

Following is the statement issued today by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka in response to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s upcoming announcement that he is running for president of the United States:

“Scott Walker is a national disgrace.”

Photo: Scott Walker.  |  Jeffrey Phelps/AP


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