2020 Dems Stood With Uber and Lyft Strike, Then Crossed Picket Line
As many Democratic presidential candidates voiced support for the one-day boycott of Uber and Lyft, their campaigns were spending hundreds on rides with each, campaign filings show.
Many presidential candidates spoke out on May 8, 2019, in favor of Uber and Lyft drivers, who asked consumers to stand with them by refraining from using the services as they fought for higher wages and more job security. Among the candidates who chose to join the one-day protest were Sen. Cory Booker (D., N.J.), and Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana.
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