Haley runs to Trump’s right on unions as former president meets with Teamsters

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley scrutinized former President Donald Trump’s stance on labor unions Wednesday while he met with the executive board of the Teamsters.

Calling the International Brotherhood of Teamsters an “ultra-liberal group,” Haley’s campaign challenged Trump’s conservative credentials amid his roundtable meeting with the influential union.

The campaign laid out a series of questions, including whether the former president supports the group’s “efforts to gut right-to-work laws” and its approval of “Biden’s trillion-dollar spending sprees,” in reference to actions President Joe Biden has taken on student debt relief. The campaign also pointed to the Teamsters Union PAC giving more than $1 million to Democratic campaigns and just 2% of total contributions to Republicans.

“Donald Trump is looking more like Joe Biden every day,” Haley campaign spokeswoman Olivia Perez-Cubas said in
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