People take note when 168 CEOs of America's leading companies sign a letter urging Washington to take action to prevent the fiscal cliff.
On Tuesday, five members of Business Roundtable's executive committee held a phone call briefing reporters on a letter the BRT ad just sent to Congress (here) and the White House (here) calling for action to avoid the economic harm that will result if the cliff's higher tax rates and across-the-board spending cuts all go into effect. They were:
Liveris, who moderated the briefing, and Cote are both vice chairmen of BRT as well.
We posted excerpts from all five's opening comments here. Business Roundtable also ran the letter as full-paid ads in The Wall Street Journal, The Hill and Politico.
Here's news coverage:
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