US Chamber of Commerce: 'We would like to see Republicans and Democrats returning to things we need'
U. S. Vice President Mike Pence greets Thomas Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce before addressing Chamber of Commerce "Invest in America!" summit in Washington U.S., May 18, 2017. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the group that represents the interests of major businesses across the country, laid out a detailed set of expectations for last week’s State of the Union address. Few were realized.Neil Bradley, the chamber’s executive vice president and chief policy officer, politely referred to much of what happened as “missed opportunities.”What the chamber, and by extension the business community, sought most from the president and Congress was a tone of cooperation.What it got was Republican re-election chants and an unceremonious shredding of the president’s sp...


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