Hours after the International Association of Fire Fighters endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden for president in 2020, Trump criticized the IAFF on Twitter.
According to Politico, he wrote: “The Dues Sucking firefighters leadership will always support Democrats, even though the membership wants me. Some things never change!”
"I’ll never get the support of Dues Crazy union leadership, those people who rip-off their membership with ridiculously high dues, medical and other expenses while being paid a fortune," Trump wrote in an earlier tweet. "But the members love Trump. They look at our record economy, tax & reg cuts, military etc. WIN!"
Trump has attacked unions before. In March he lashed out at General Motors CEO Mary Barra and the UAW after a GM plant in Ohio closed. In September 2018 Trump tweeted that Richard Trumka’s remarks were “against the working men and women of our country, and the success of the U.S. itself.” Trumka is the president of the AFL-CIO, the largest federation of unions in the U.S.
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