"I'm not calling for a vote one way or the other, but I do understand the Machinists' frustration with those who would insert themselves into the process. I've learned from experience that it doesn't really solve anything when politicians interject themselves into the bargaining process, especially when they have not been directly involved at the table. It just makes it harder to come to resolution and exercise any leadership later to help mediate a mutually agreed upon resolution."
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