Reporting ahead of tomorrow’s deadline, President Barack Obama’s campaign told the Federal Election Commission that it had raised $25.7 million in April and entered this month with $115.2 million in the bank.
Faced with criticism that companies didn’t use proceeds of a 2004 tax holiday to create jobs directly, advocates for repeating the policy are emphasizing the indirect economic effects of repatriating more than $1 trillion.
Mitt Romney’s campaign would have you believe that every job lost over the past three years is President Barack Obama’s fault. That includes the 820,000 jobs lost in January 2009, even though Obama didn’t become president until the 20th of the month.
President Barack Obama named representatives from business and labor to his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, including Kenneth Chenault , chief executive officer of American Express Co ., Richard D. Parsons , chairman of CitiGroup Inc., and Richard Trumka , president of the AFL-CIO.