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It -- calling a truce.
And the war on business are homeless claimant is in DC for the Wall Street Journal CEO Roberts she's been talking of those -- try to get some kind of -- walls between.
Government and the business community lives is -- working.
Your pronunciation it's -- -- David very nice isn't working you know what these types of events believe it or not.
You get the sense that actually help because they bring people from inside the beltway -- last -- with senators John McCain and Chuck Grassley along with democratic senators Evan Bayh and of course we had some representatives here as well from the democratic side.
Just talking to CEOs and hearing what they have to say about all of these ideas now we ran and do what some might consider to be an endangered species -- blue dog Democrat and I specifically asked him.
What the president should be doing to welcome businesses once again.
Representative at a time after this mid term election when a lot of the blue dog Democrats.
We're not heard and were not appreciated.
Do you feel lonely these days is a blue dog Democrat.
The blue dogs were cut in half in size from 54 down to the mid twenty's.
And it's a shame that moderates have the most at risk and his elect it's because the far left and the far right -- intact.
But we're still centrists in congress were still gonna talk to both parties try to heal this nation and move the nation forward.
When you see all these CEOs.
In this event.
What do you feel like saying to them when they sometimes feel like businesses being attacked here in America.
-- still best country on earth we know that sometimes we lose confidence on ourselves we have so much to be proud of in this country.
But we can work constructively with this since I wish President Obama would -- six straight top business executives to be part of this cabinet.
So those forces can be heard at the highest level what do you think he hasn't.
Well another president Obama's open to their views he's had numerous meetings so the openness is genuine I think it's difficult for top CEO to leave the business.
You know they have a lot of errors that normally it's their pension that it was their bonuses.
-- -- their privacy it's tough being a government.
Also we need more volunteers from the private sector to step up and be patriotic and serve their nation in this fashion.
And in the end do you think -- -- -- -- -- this business people saying we need this certainty.
Not uncertainty what do you say that.
But the greatest certainly we've got is two trillion dollars worth the cash on hand and American business that's the highest -- cash on hand ever in American history -- they're -- -- well they're afraid to invest or hire so far.
But they're great partisan they've got the cash on hand this isn't speculative they've got it on -- balance sheet so when they do choose to invest our our and that should be at the private -- description.
That got the dry powder to do.
And there you have it representative Jim Cooper and David and Sheryl when you when you listen to that stance of understanding that you know what business people -- actually they get.
A more understandable situation to start creating jobs in this nation he makes a lot of sense to a lot of people -- the Wall Street Journal conference insured -- -- stay with us.
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