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1990 Oprah Winfrey interview tied to Trump's nominee for labor secretary

1990 Oprah Winfrey interview tied to Trump's nominee for labor secretary

Oprah Winfrey and her eponymous television network provided senators last month with footage of a 1990 interview with the ex-wife of Andrew Puzder, President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary, in which she discussed allegations of domestic abuse that she has since recanted.

The interview with Lisa Fierstein has factored into the vetting of Puzder to serve as head of the Labor Department but is now seen as a less critical piece of evidence given that she recanted her allegations in a letter to senators in January. Puzder has always denied the allegations.

Representatives of Winfrey and her Oprah Winfrey Network confirmed on Tuesday that they were contacted by the...

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