Teamsters Donate to GOP for First Time in 20 Years

In a significant departure for the powerful organized labor group, the Teamsters’ PAC has given $45,000 to the Republican National Committee for the first time in 20 years, The Washington Post reported.

According to the outlet, the donation is the first one the union has made to the RNC since 2004, when it gave $15,000. In keeping with its historical support of Democrats, the Teamsters also contributed to the Democratic National Committee, giving $135,000 in December and $15,000 in March.

Citing federal records, the Post reported that the donation to the RNC — which was the maximum amount allowed from the union’s political action committee — was made the same day former President Donald Trump met with the union’s leadership for the second time in January.

Read more at Newsmax© 2024 Newsmax. All rights reserved.