People closest to Vermont senator Bernie Sanders have stated that Sanders holds an interest in becoming Labor Secretary should Joe Biden win his bid for President. Sanders, a former presidential hopeful, has declined to confirm or deny those statements, saying that he is “focused on seeing that Biden is elected president.”
Since pulling out of the presidential race, Sanders has given Biden his full support and has been able to influence policy and push for more “progressive voices” in Biden’s potential new administration.
Senator Biden has also had a lengthy career of calling for laws to raise the minimum wage and make it easier for workers to organize and, as a result, has won support from many unions.
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