Also in this playlist...
This transcript is automatically generated
-- -- -- Alright that's it isn't GOP convention kicks off in Tampa Mitt Romney is looking to put focus on president Obama's failure to manage the economy.
Joining me on the telephone now to discuss the economy and what needs to be done to spur some job creation which we desperately need.
Is US is said -- Siegel former CEO.
Of Verizon Wireless steady year great person to talk about what we've been seeing here and what we should expect today.
But job creation is going to be key what do you like so far that you've heard from.
Obviously President Obama who's in office or perhaps what you're hearing from the Romney.
-- -- -- a -- good morning -- -- -- -- pleasure -- at this point first of all what I like from their Mitt Romney is but of course that is you want expatriate.
I think we do need to give some breaks in taxes the predict the to small businesses.
I also like that thought to be able to repatriate that money from overseas which is -- if you look for the past the number of years.
And I also -- that it's.
It really is important.
That we repeal obamacare.
Whether it's replaced with something the world what that may be a remained -- but I think that obamacare as you re.
-- overall on the economy -- consumer confidence.
-- made some great points out tax rates repeat shape that and also -- repealing obamacare but also wanted to talk about.
Women who obviously -- big part of this election and it in the past they have.
Loved President Obama and many ways the new poll the latest poll says that women are focused on the economy.
So where do you think they may leave now.
I think I find that very interest -- they may be tour with unemployment.
Running about 8% of what women are worried about is what.
Most of worried about and that is putting food on the table for their family.
So is that this -- that issue.
The Obama contraception provision is going to catch true interest of women.
Long term you know I think so I think that -- the quote war on women.
Is this something that is primarily made up yeah right I told I honestly do not think.
Well that women were gonna fall into that that they're concerned about the economy.
-- -- -- You've had a great career Verizon obviously you're well respected.
-- I'm here when you sit there and you're going about it I what are the top things that you're thinking about as we look forward to the -- November.
Well let but the really take a look at what what occurred here.
So we have 47 billion.
Americans close -- 60% living in poverty we need to fix that.
Who have we have 46 million people on food -- how do we do we we have -- -- -- GDP growth what I like.
Is that thought -- one with the business background no nonsense let's get this thing fixed brought firstly -- -- it.
It was meant to be seen what the specific policies.
Quote here but.
I I think that I'm very encouraged by the fact that we we may have -- the White House if you want that can really.
Tackle these issues and build confidence because who would want it.
-- in a string of former president CEO of Verizon thank you so much for your insight this.
Filter by section