DETROIT (WWJ) – United Auto Workers Union President Bob King thinks that with the election now over, democrats and republicans will be able to come together and deal with major issues like debt and taxes.
King expects President Obama to reach out to republicans, and the republicans to respond positively.
“I think the pragmatic politics will move some of them,” he said. “I think some of them, just because they are good Americans, and don’t want to see this gridlock continue, will move and will find middle ground with the President.”
In a wide ranging post-election interview with WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert, King said he believes that UAW members were a big help to the president’s re-election efforts. He said the aid given to GM and Chrysler turned out to be a pivotal issue.