Obama Calls Apple CEO Tim Cook to Discuss Fiscal Cliff, Economic Growth

Posted November 19, 2012 at 3:33pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10277 views

President Obama called Apple CEO Tim Cook and three other Fortune 500 company CEOs on the weekend to discuss the fiscal cliff and economic growth, a White House official told CNN.

Obama's conversations were part of his "outreach on the need to find a balanced deficit-reduction solution that protects the middle class and continues to move our economy forward," the official said.

The CEOs he contacted were Tim Cook of Apple, Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase, Jim McNerney of Boeing, and Craig Jelinek of Costco, according to the official.

Obama's conversations follow the gathering of a dozen CEOs of other major American companies at the White House on Wednesday.

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alwaysright - November 20, 2012 at 2:53am
what to discuss with sociopaths ? One asshole one bullet same way we "discussed" with nazis and comunists
Justabrake - November 19, 2012 at 9:01pm
Denny's restaurants will be imposing 5% surcharge for obamacare and cutting there fulltime employees to 30hrs a week,This is just the tip of the iceberg, businesses will be cutting a lot of jobs
Rockne1865 - November 19, 2012 at 8:48pm
I hoped that with reelection Obama would become really progressive & FDR up but it looks he going to let the Republicans run things just like the last 4 years Obama care my patute it's Romney care it Benefits insurance companies more then Americans Democrats wanted single payer just like SSI which worked well for 75 years till the Republicans started using SSI money to pay for their immoral tax cuts & Apple sending manufacturing jobs to China not only is it bad for the middle class but it erodes Americas manufacturing base which we have stayed the worlds number one economy with the strongest currency now our money is worth less & less & China could tank America in one day just by dumping the American bonds they hold (another group that is paying for tax cuts to the richest people the world has ever known) its tax cuts to the rich that are trashing the economy that's put America in the whole it's in & they are the last people America should look to for advise!
Annoyed - November 19, 2012 at 8:37pm
Funny how these idiots still blame bush. I think this Obama punk can do no wrong. I think this president owns this now. Fuck it guys. Just run a Obama supporter off the road and laugh. I do it all the time. Haha.
whatever - November 19, 2012 at 7:47pm
Obama is the greatest president America has seen for years, he's a total badass for handling what he has already, given the huge mess he was voted into 4 years ago. He's a smart, calm guy who is all about business and not smiling for the camera (like romney would have done). I don't even know why I'm writing this, most of the people commenting on this site seem like 13 year-olds with ADD.
Jim - November 19, 2012 at 8:11pm
Smart? There is no evidence supporting that contention. Not smiling for the camera? Are you fucking kidding me? Huge mess he was voted into? He helped create that mess and hasn't done anything to improve things. He is simply a wannabe athlete, who loves the limelight.
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