AFL-CIO Chief Trumka: There Is No Fiscal Cliff – It Is a Manufactured Crisis

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters yesterday, “There is no fiscal cliff.”

AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka told reporters yesterday that their is no fiscal cliff.
Current TV reported:

“Digging in for the looming battle over deficit-reduction, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka will make organized labor’s case Thursday against cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, declaring the doomsday debt talk in Washington a “manufactured crisis.”

“There is no fiscal cliff,” Trumka says in prepared remarks to the National Mediation Board Conference in Washington on Thursday. “What we’re facing is an obstacle course within a manufactured crisis that was hastily thrown together in response to inflated rhetoric about our federal deficit.”

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