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Donohue calls for bipartisan approach to fostering growth

Chamber CEO says many Americans feel left out of prosperity, fueling extremism; could back Democratic Senate candidates

Donohue State of American Business
U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue, speaking Jan. 10, called for bipartisan support for massive infrastructure spending.

Jan. 10, 2018
By William Ehart

Sounding a strongly centrist note and advocating social reforms, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue used his 2018 State of American Business Address today to warn that not enough workers are benefiting from U.S. economic growth even as it accelerates. (Watch address online.)

He said the Chamber will engage politicians from both parties to support pro-growth policies, including massive infrastructure spending, to help expand economic participation—perhaps a message to the populist wing of the GOP.