Opponents Used Good Deed to Derail Nomination

Chavez, Linda
January 2001
Human Events;01/22/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p13
Discusses the decision of Linda Chavez, nominee of United States President-elect George W. Bush as secretary of labor, to withdraw her nomination when critics disclosed her relations with illegal aliens. Actions taken by Chavez to help battered Guatemalan and illegal alien Marta Mercado; Claims of Chavez that Democrats and several interest groups used her acts of kindness to derail her nomination.


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