24 hours didn’t even pass before Oprah’s network released evidence from her interview. During the interview Puzders ex-wife talks about allegations of physical abuse. Just hours after the release Andrew Puzder decided to step down from his nomination. Puzder was nominated for labor secretary for the fast food industry.
He stepped down from his nomination abruptly, and no statement was released explaining his actions. Although dropping out raises a lot of questions, it seems as if the choice was inevitable.
Before withdrawing senate republicans had issues with his failure to pay taxes on a Hispanic housekeeper that wasn’t allowed to legally work in the U.S. The senate democrats had issues with his business track record. Puzder made crude remarks about women and workers at his two companies Carl’s JR, and Hardy’s.