Donald Trump Picks Andrew Pudzer for Labor Secretary
President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick Andrew Pudzer to be Labor Secretary. Pudzer is the CEO of CKE Restaurants, which owns Carl's Jr. and Hardee's.
According to The Wall Street Journal, a Trump transition spokesperson said Pudzer is "an excellent advocate for the president-elect and his economic message."
Pudzer was a Trump campaign adviser. Politico reports Pudzer was also a presidential trustee for a fundraising committee between Trump and the Republican National Committee.
According to The USA Today, Pudzer is a critic of what he believes are unnecessary federal regulations, including a proposed minimum wage hike.
Politico reports people have been critical of Pudzer's company for objectifying women -- especially in advertisements with women in bikinis eating burgers.