President Barack Obama will be in Chattanooga today to speak about job creation, and The Associated Press reported this morning that the president is willing to agree on cutting corporate taxes in exchange for significant investments in jobs.
Obama has wanted cuts in corporate tax rates but wanted it to go along with an individual tax overhaul.
He's forgoing that stipulation and is willing to make the trade with Republicans to get investment in a jobs program, such as support for community colleges or manufacturing infrastructure, according to The Associated Press.
A spokesman for John Boehner said the House speaker was unimpressed with that offer. Click here to read more.
Read here a New York Times interview that Obama did this week.
Click here to read Nooga.com's article about what to expect today, such as traffic delays.
The president will be speaking at Amazon. Some recent reports have given a glimpse into what it's like to work there.
Yesterday, Southside business owner John Sweet held an event to welcome Obama.
And a day before his visit, Amazon leaders announced thousands of jobs nationwide.
Click here to see what Obama has said over the years about the economy.
Sign up for our email list to get your morning news delivered directly to your inbox. All we need is your email address.