In a Biden-esque display of cognitive dissonance, United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain admitted to Fox News host Neil Cavuto on Wednesday that the majority of UAW members will vote for former President Donald Trump.

Fain’s admission occurred on the same day the UAW endorsed the reelection of President Joe Biden.

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In response to Cavuto’s observation that former presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush enjoyed strong union support, and the current perception of widespread union enthusiasm for Trump, Fain responded: “Let me be clear about this: A great majority of our members will not vote for president Biden….  The majority of our members are going to vote their paychecks, they’re going to vote for an economy that works for them.”

Fain went on to clarify his remarks, saying, “When you look at these two presidents the choice is very clear about which one stands up with the working class and stands up for labor and which one stands for the billionaire class and that’s his base we still watch very close.”

UAW support for Biden may not be the feather in the election endorsement cap it once was, however. According to the Michigan Capitol Confidential, the rate of private sector union membership has declined from almost one-fourth of workers in the 1970s to 6% in 2023.

The Detroit News reported Fain blasted Trump at Wednesday’s National Community Action Program Conference, saying the former president “doesn’t care about the American worker, while Biden stood ‘by our side every step of the way’ in efforts last year to reopen a Stellantis assembly plant from closure in Belvidere, Illinois, and appearing with striking General Motors Co. workers on the picket line in Wayne County.”