I sent this to the editor of the WASHINGTON POST in response to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka’s remarks. When asked about the Keystone XL Pipeline, here’s what he said:
"We think that anything that’s going to create jobs, help the country and do it in an environmentally sound way ought to be done."
[Read the article here.]
Whether it gets published remains to be seen, but here is what I wrote to the Post:
I’ve been a union Ironworker for more than 40 years. My union is one of the affiliates which AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka asserted is supporting construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.