Richard Trumka has died of an apparent heart attack. I’m sure that Erik will have more…
Richard Trumka, president of the powerful AFL-CIO labor organization, has died unexpectedly, two sources told POLITICO.
Trumka, 72, had served as president of the federation, which represents more than 12.5 million workers, for more than a decade and has been a close ally of the Biden White House.
Trumka died of what was believed to be a heart attack, a source familiar with the matter said. It was unclear when exactly it occurred though believed to have taken place either Wednesday evening or Thursday morning.