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From NPR news in Washington I'm Jeanine Herbst union workers at a Royal Dutch Shell plant in western Pennsylvania we're given a choice ahead of president trump's visited the plant earlier this week attend the president's speech or stay home without pay as in here as Bobby Allen reports a memo circulated among more than two thousand workers at the construction sites also reportedly cautioned attendees not to protest the letter telling workers to fill up the big factory hall or stay home without pay was first reported by the Pittsburgh post Gazette the paper reported that in addition to urging workers to be there they were told not to shout protest or do anything that could be quote viewed as resistance can broadband business manager for the local steam fitters union confirm the memo to N. P. R. he refers to the giant plant that's under construction as a cracker okay what I'll do photo ops all day long with one another cracker and are in his speech trump phrase natural gas extraction across Appalachia and told workers he was counting on their vote in twenty twenty Bobbi Alan NPR news democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are continuing to make their pitch for expanded healthcare as a mill Moffett from member station W. A. B. E. reports both spoke today in front of a crowd of young African American voters in Atlanta a cornerstone of Bernie Sanders campaign has been healthcare for all it was a point he emphasized at a candidate forum organized by the black church political action committee African Americans are less likely to have insurance than white Americans more likely to leave a hospital with the bill they cannot afford to pay Elizabeth Warren meanwhile noted that it's an issue especially important for black women were more likely than white women to die during childbirth and I'm way past let's raise awareness.

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