Trump's Labor Secretary Pick Accused of Physically Abusing Ex-Wife

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Date Originated: February of 2017
Categories: Andrew Puzder & Donald Trump
Andrew Puzder, Donald Trump's choice for Labor Secretary, was accused of physically abusing his former wife in 1989. Lisa Henning, Puzder's now ex-wife, accused him of hitting her, throwing her to the floor, and physically preventing her from calling the police against him. Puzder later admitted to "grabb[ing] her by the shoulders and push[ing] her back," but denied he physically abused her and said he did those things to prevent her from hurting herself. Update: Puzder has withdrawn from being considered for Labor Secretary.
Source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/15/politics/top-senate-republicans-urge-white-house-to-withdra...
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