President Donald Trump to announce Alexander Acosta as new Labor secretary nominee

Andrew Puzder, President Donald Trump's pick for Labor Secretary, has just withdrawn himself as nominee for the position.

Joseph Guzman, an assistant professor at Michigan State University, and Catherine Templeton, former head of the SC labor department, were also potential candidates, Bloomberg reported, citing a White House official.

Editor's Note: Puzder said around 2:40 p.m. Wednesday that he is withdrawing as President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary, according to The Associated Press.

Senate Democrats are expected to oppose Puzder's nomination. A White House spokesperson had no immediate comment. Marco Rubio and other Hispanic leaders are enthused about the pick.

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So what kept him from the post?

Puzder, who now serves as CEO of CKE Restaurants, Inc., the parent of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, has also come under pressure amid revelations he once employed an undocumented immigrant as a housekeeper. On Feb. 15, a senior GOP source disclosed that the hearing would be cancelled because Puzder's withdrawal was already considered inevitable, CNN reports. And they say that despite Puzder's plan to divest from his financial holdings if confirmed, he favors business interests over worker protections enforced by the Labor Department.

"They're very hard-working, dedicated, creative people that really appreciate the fact that they have a job", Puzder said. In her five-minute interview, she said she had called the cops on her husband, and that he told her "I will see you in the gutter".

The fast-food billionaire lost the support of several Republican senators after admitting employing an illegal immigrant as a former housekeeper. "We have fully paid back taxes to the IRS and the State of California and submitted all required paperwork".

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