“Look at Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Iowa, Florida, Pennsylvania. Did you ever think in 2011 you would be fighting for the right to work for less again?,” said Biden. “What in God’s name did any organized labor union do to the collapse of this economy? … [I]t’s bizarre, but that’s the case they’re making.”
Republican governors in several states have sought to curb Union power in an effort to balance their state’s budgets.
Biden also jokingly took a jab at the GOP, suggesting they change their logo.
“Jimmy,” said Biden, referring to Teamsters Union president James R. Hoffa, “your (the Teamsters Union) logo is the horse’s head. Their (GOP) logo should be the other horse’s end.”