In continuing news:

The confirmation hearing for Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Labor, has been delayed for a fourth time, amid serious concerns from Democrats and organized labor over his record as head of a fast food empire (CKE Restaurants). According to the Washington Post, a new hearing will not be set until the Senate receives paperwork from Puzder disclosing key financial information and laying out his plan to avoid conflicts of interest as head of the agency that controls OSHA, MSHA, the Wage and Hour Division, and other important areas of employment regulation. His hearing has been scheduled for January 12th, January 17th, February 2nd and February 7th.

Read more from the Washington Post here.

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