James Pethokoukis

Obama’s CEO Meeting: the Uncertainty Principle lives!

December 15, 2010

So the POTUS met with a bunch of CEOs:

President Barack Obama, trying to improve strained relations with the corporate world, prodded America’s top business executives on Wednesday to spend more money to boost U.S. hiring and the economy. ”We focused on jobs and investment and they feel optimistic that, by working together, we can get some of the cash off the sidelines,” Obama told reporters after spending more than four hours with 20 company leaders to discuss job creation.

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The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.