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PBS NewsHour Reaction to Obama's Speech to U.S. Chamber

Chaaron Pearson on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 12:00:00 am

ACCE’s former chairman and President of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Dave Adkisson, and Harold Meyerson, editor-at-large for “The American Prospect” and a columnist for the Washington Post, appeared with Gwen Iffil on PBS’s NewsHour to offer reaction to President Obama’s speech to the U.S. Chamber. 

Adkisson said that President Obama’s message was good for the business community to hear.  He said that the business community and the administration share the same goal of the economic recovery becoming a jobs recovery.

 

Adkisson mentioned how important trade agreements are to the business community.  He said that business shares the administration’s goal of increasing exports by 50% in five years.

 

To watch the video clip and read the interview transcript visit: PBS NewsHour

Video of President Obama’s speech and Washington Post Recap: voices.washingtonpost.com

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