U.S. Secretary of Labor

An Open Letter to the Colluding Press

<i>An open letter to The Boston Globe and media outlets that authored coordinated editorials about President Trump:</i><p>President John Adams once wrote, “The …

Donald Trump

Trump Supporter Andrew Puzder reacts to the immigration debate

Manafort defense team rests after calling no witnesses<p>01:28<p>#GoodNewsRUHLES: Woman buys neighbor coffee, passes on kindness<p>00:35<p>The SEC is looking …

Andrew Puzder

Tax Revenues Are Higher

Individual receipts were up 7.9% in the first 10 months of fiscal 2018.<p>Perhaps you’ve read that the federal budget deficit is rising again, and that’s true. But what you probably haven’t heard is that the main reason is spending, not falling revenue from tax cuts.<p>The Congressional Budget Office …

Andrew Puzder

Racism is Racism: It's Black and White

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 06, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>The New York …

Andrew Puzder

Opinion: China started the trade war, Trump is just trying to end it

President Trump didn’t start a trade war with China – he’s trying to end and win the trade war that China launched against the U.S. As the president …

China

Worker pay rate hits highest level since 2008

Compensation for workers rose to a nearly 10-year high in the second quarter as inflation pressures continued to percolate in the U.S. economy.<p>The …

Politics

China started the trade war, Trump is just trying to end it

President Trump didn’t start a trade war with China – he’s trying to end and win the trade war that China launched against the U.S. As the president has frequently pointed out, the Chinese have been undermining the world trade system for years, and no country has been hurt more by China’s unfair …

Donald Trump

Does Everyone Have Two Jobs?

A critical look at the left’s latest economic talking point.<p>By<p>Andy Puzder<p>Do Americans have too many jobs? Democratic Socialist congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said last week that “unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs” and “people are working 60, 70, 80 hours a week and …

Andrew Puzder

Opinion: Does Everyone Have Two Jobs?

Do Americans have too many jobs? Democratic Socialist congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said last week that “unemployment is low …

Andrew Puzder

Appearances: The Evening Edit with Elizabeth MacDonald – Democrats are Very Desperate and Beginning to Lean Towards Socialist Policies

Andy joined The Evening Edit with Elizabeth MacDonald today on Fox Business Network to discuss two topics: how the Democrats are being seduced by the …

Middle-class

Progressive Group MoveOn: 'Low Wages Are Violence'

Progressive group MoveOn is pushing for a $15 minimum wage, and they're using strong rhetoric to do so.<p>"Low wages are violence. Knowingly letting people suffer is violence. It must end," the group tweeted from its verified account on Thursday.<p>The tweet included a graphic showing Winchell's worker …

Middle-class

Appearances: Your World With Neil Cavuto – MoveOn Declares That ‘Low Wages are Violence’

Andy joined Neil Cavuto today to respond to a progressive advocacy group’s comparison of low wages to violence.<p>“Violence is violence, this is not …

Andrew Puzder

Appearances: Fox & Friends – A Surplus of Job Openings

Andy addresses the surplus of job openings in the hot economy today on Fox & Friends.<p>“We’re seeing those bottom salaries start to rise, and as the …

Andrew Puzder

Appearances: The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan – Reaction to Trump-Putin Press Conference

Today with Trish Regan, Andy discussed why he believes that President Trump will recover from the joint press conference he had with Russian …

Andrew Puzder

People Are Worrying the Labor Market Is Too Good

Removing roadblocks to growth by reducing taxes and regulations appears to be working.<p>The American labor market has improved so much that people are beginning to worry it’s too favorable to workers. A television interviewer asked me recently if the current shortage of truck drivers would drive up …

Andrew Puzder

Andy Puzder: Jobs Surplus the New Cause of Concern in Labor Market

The labor market has improved under President Donald Trump to the point where people are now worrying that it might be too supercharged, Andrew …

Donald Trump

Opinion: People Are Worrying the Labor Market Is Too Good

The American labor market has improved so much that people are beginning to worry it’s too favorable to workers. A television interviewer asked me …

Andrew Puzder

Andy Puzder: CEOs Will Shape U.S. Economy, Mid-Term Elections

Andy Puzder, President Trump’s first nominee for labor secretary, says that the economy will continue to grow and build on itself and help …

Andrew Puzder

Appearances: Coast to Coast with Neil Cavuto – Andy Responds to the June Jobs Report

Andy spoke with Neil on Saturday to discuss the strong June jobs report. “If we’ve got labor participation going up, if we’ve got people coming back …

Andrew Puzder

On the Fourth of July, we celebrate the uniqueness of America -- defined in the Declaration of Independence

On the Fourth of July we proudly celebrate the day 13 colonies became states and those states became a nation. But there was far more going on.<p>When drafting our Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson could have written solely about the need to replace a despotic king with a just one – the …

Opinion

Opinion: Trump’s trade critics are wrong — His tariffs could bring major benefits to America

As President Trump prepares to head to a summit with NATO allies in Belgium July 11 and another summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in …

Globalization

Opinion: On the Fourth of July, we celebrate the uniqueness of America — defined in the Declaration of Independence

On the Fourth of July we proudly celebrate the day 13 colonies became states and those states became a nation. But there was far more going on.<p>When …

Andrew Puzder

Trump's trade critics are wrong -- His tariffs could bring major benefits to America

As President Trump prepares to head to a summit with NATO allies in Belgium July 11 and another summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland July 16, he’s drawing criticism from Democrats, some Republicans and many foreign governments for imposing tariffs on imported goods.<p>The …

Economics

Words Are Like Feathers. Once They Fly Out, It’s Impossible to Put Them Back In.

Opinion<p>Posted: Jun 29, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>People lie. For …

Andrew Puzder

New GOP campaign ad targets 'unhinged' Dems

The Republican National Committee (RNC) is going after Democratic politicians and liberal celebrities in a new ad dubbing the left as "unhinged."<p>The …

Maxine Waters

Washington is incapable of a rational solution to immigration, says expert

Andrew Puzder, America First Policies policy adviser and former CKE Restaurants CEO, discusses the types of solutions he'd like to see to the …

Immigration

Appearances: CNBC’s Power Lunch – Fears of a Trade War; U.S. Immigration Solutions; Merging of Education and Labor Departments

Earlier today on Power Lunch, Andy discussed the rising fear of trade wars and notes the difference between these tariffs giving American businesses …

Andrew Puzder

Father’s Day Giveaway Promotion! To participate…

Father’s Day Giveaway Promotion. To participate, follow the 3 easy steps in the image below for a chance to win: – 2 Personalized Copies of The …

Andrew Puzder

Employment Policies Institute | Helping Without Hurting

Decades of economic research and policymaking have focused on minimum wages, tax credits, and welfare programs as essential tools to improve the …

Income Inequality

Minnesota HS pitcher consoles friend after striking him out to reach state championship

Sportsmanship was on full display over the weekend in Minnesota when a high school baseball player comforted his friend right after striking him out in playoff game to advance to the state championship.<p>Instead of celebrating with teammates on the field, Mounds View pitcher Ty Koehn jogged off the …