June 30, 2015

What’s Behind Clinton’s Secret Meeting With Labor Leaders?

Politico is reporting that Hillary Clinton is meeting privately with labor leaders in DC in a couple weeks.

What will the meeting entail? Who knows! It’s secret.

In recent weeks, Clinton has had run-ins with labor leaders over her positions—or lack thereof—on trade and the minimum wage. Clinton has refused to endorse President Obama’s Pacific trade deal, despite advocating for it as Secretary of State. And on the minimum wage, Clinton has endorsed the efforts of those fighting for the $15 minimum wage, but not the $15 minimum wage itself.

Is Clinton using her secret meeting with labor leaders to finally reveal her secret positions? Or maybe using the meeting to firm up their support before publicly advocating for their issues?