President Barack Obama will be in Chattanooga today to speak about job creation, and The Associated Pressreported 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 JohnBoehner said the House speaker was unimpressed with that offer.Clickhereto read more.
Readherea New York Times interview that Obama did this week.
Clickhereto read Nooga.com’s article about what to expect today, such as traffic delays.
The president will be speaking at Amazon. Some recentreportshave given a glimpse into what it’s like to work there.
Yesterday, Southside business owner John Sweet held aneventto welcome Obama.
And a day before his visit, Amazon leadersannouncedthousands of jobs nationwide.
Clickhereto see what Obama has said over the years about the economy.