AFL-CIO Vs. Border Patrol Union, Trump…And America


Donald Trump was supposed to tour the border with the Border Patrol Council (Local 2455) which is the Border Patrol’s union. It’s affiliated with the AFL-CIO, and the national office shut down the tour:

See also Trump in Texas to tour international border, USA TODAY and WFAA, July 23, 2015.

Of course, the point is that the AFL-CIO as an institution doesn’t want to control the border. See, for example