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President Trump Recognizes ‘Brave Pullman Railroad Executives’ Who Made Labor Day Possible

CHICAGO – At a stump speech commemorating Labor Day on the South Side of Chicago, President Trump took note of the “brave men (and they were certainly men, no women back then)” who, he said, had “fought bravely against the bloodthirsty mob” of American Railway Union workers in 1894. The historical strike, which lasted over two months and cost 30 unionists’ their lives, had sparked pro-labor movements around the country that today celebrates.… Read more

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