President Barack Obama delivers remarks and takes questions from business leaders at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable at the BRT in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Today, President Obama spoke to members of the Business Roundtable , an association of CEOs of American businesses, and reiterated his plan to extend tax cuts for middle-class families. He explained how preventing tax cuts for middle-class families is good for business leaders as well as the broader economy. “If the companies in this room are doing well, then small businesses and medium-sized businesses up and down the chain are doing well,” he said. “If companies in this room are doing well, then folks get jobs, consumers get confidence, and we're going to be able to compete around the world.” read more

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President Obama Speaks to the Business Roundtable