Teamsters union donates to another GOP cause. What does it mean for Democrats?

While most unions have already endorsed President Joe Biden, one big fish in the labor movement is spreading the love around and holding out its support.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters turned heads by donating $45,000 to the Republican National Committee earlier this year, and has now made further GOP inroads by donating $5,000 to Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO).

The union, which represents 1.3 million transportation workers at UPS and other companies, donated to Hawley in his reelection campaign against Lucas Kunce, according to Axios.

Hawley himself is unusual in some respects, having joined picket lines with the Teamsters and the United Auto Workers in the St. Louis area. In 2022, he voted in favor of a measure from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to add seven paid
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