President Joe Biden is pitching an economic populist message to America’s working and middle class, cutting a campaign ad that goes after Republican presidential candidates Nikki Haley and Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) for their attacks on union workers.
Currently, thousands of members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) are striking against General Motors (GM), Ford, and Stellantis across multiple states in the hopes of securing wage hikes to keep up with inflation under Biden as well as commitments that their jobs will not be eliminated by the president’s push to rapidly mandate electric vehicle (EV) production.
As Breitbart News Economics Editor John Carney has described, auto workers are effectively on strike to counter “Bidenomics” and “Bidenflation” — leaving Republicans in a position to choose: Do they side with auto workers crippled by the Biden economy, or automaker executives with deep ties to Washington, DC, who have increased their salaries significantly in the last decade?
Unlike the rest of the Republican presidential field, Haley and Scott have made seemingly direct attacks on union workers amid the UAW strike.
Their attacks have prompted Biden to cut a…