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For Immediate Release

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Romnesia Can’t Change the Fact that President Obama Saved the Auto Industry

Washington, DC — 

AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders issued the following statement this morning:

“Working men and women across this country know that President Obama is fighting for them and for the survival of the middle class. President Obama has been tough on trade and brought more successful challenges to China’s trade practices during his first term than the Bush administration brought in eight years. He saved our auto industry against the advice of Governor Romney and his allies on Capitol Hill. President Obama knew that those jobs were essential to America’s economic future and our national security. No amount of Romnesia can change the fact that had we followed Governor Romney’s policies, the American auto industry and millions of jobs would now be lost forever.”

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