Obama Wants CEOs to Pressure U.S. Congress to Avoid Shutdown

  • President to meet Wednesday with Business Roundtable leaders
  • Government will shut down Oct. 1 without spending plan

US President Barack Obama listens to King Felipe VI of Spain speak during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office at the White House September 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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With 17 days before a potential government shutdown, the White House wants America’s corporations to pressure Congress to pass a spending plan for the next fiscal year.

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