Mind-damaged Democrat Senator John Fetterman (PA) joined the hanging autoworkers on the picket line in Detroit, Michigan this weekend.
Fetterman raced down the freeway on Saturday on his solution to Detroit to affix the autoworker strike.
For the primary time within the historical past of the 150,000-member United Auto Employees Union, members went on strike towards the “Massive 3” producers at midnight Thursday evening after no deal was reached.
The “Massive 3” embrace Ford, Common Motors, and Stellantis, the newly-formed merger of Fiat Chrysler and the PSA Group.
“Key calls for from the union have included 40% hourly pay will increase; a lowered, 32-hour, workweek; a shift again to conventional pensions; the elimination of compensation tiers; and a restoration of cost-of-living changes. Different objects on the desk embrace enhanced retiree advantages and higher trip and household depart advantages,” CNBC reported.
The automakers pushed again on union calls for and mentioned their proposals would bankrupt the businesses.
Fetterman left his hometown of Pennsylvania on Saturday morning and drove to an auto plant close to Detroit to help the hanging autoworkers. The truth that Fetterman was really driving shocked the general public.
John Fetterman is completely shot after his massive stroke last May. He additionally spent two months at Walter Reed Nationwide Army Medical Middle receiving therapy for scientific melancholy after having an enormous stroke.
“I do know which aspect I’m on. So long as these courageous staff proceed to stroll the picket line, my complete staff and I’ll have their backs,” Fetterman wrote on X. “We are going to help them any means we will till they attain a good deal.”
“Maintain that line UAW! On my solution to be a part of you now,” Fetterman mentioned on X as he raced down the freeway.
— John Fetterman (@JohnFetterman) September 16, 2023
Fetterman spoke gibberish as he tried to take a shot at CEOs.
“The CEOs, you understand, at $74 million, you understand, collectively incomes, you understand, what number of yachts can they want, you understand, the yacht – to waters [unintelligible] – ski behind it, you understand! I imply it’s loopy! I don’t perceive!” Fetterman mentioned.
Fetterman additionally posted photographs of himself on the picket line.
It was an honor to stroll the picket line with @UAW staff in Michigan.
I’ll all the time have your again. pic.twitter.com/CJIcE7fZHb
— Senator John Fetterman (@SenFettermanPA) September 16, 2023