andrew puzder

Trump's Labor Secretary Pick Puzder Supported Immigration Reform
Selection of nominee is getting criticism from the right

Andrew Puzder, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of Labor, said in a 2013 conference that too much was being spent on border security. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images file photo)

President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of Labor Andrew Puzder praised immigration reform in the past and criticized border security as a waste of money, which is drawing criticism from some Trump supporters.

During a Q&A in 2013 at the American Enterprise Institute, Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, which owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, said immigration reform would be good for business, Yahoo News reported.