Tue, Dec. 5, 2017: Trump hosts business owners for discussion at White House

President Trump led a discussion with business owners and families at the White House on Tuesday, as Republicans in the House and Senate forge ahead in their efforts to overhaul the nation’s tax code and continue funding the federal government.

Mr. Trump told the “four great families” at Tuesday’s event in the Oval Office that at a “certain point you’re going to be making so much money you are not going to know what to do with it.”

He added of the families, “They want to see tax cuts, they want to see jobs, they want to see choice.”

The president lauded the administration’s efforts in bringing back companies back into the United States as well as the stock market being at an “all-time high.” Continue reading “Tue, Dec. 5, 2017: Trump hosts business owners for discussion at White House”

Tue, Aug 1, 2017: Trump predicts ‘golden age’ for small businesses at WH event

President Donald Trump says that small business is the “engine of the American dream”. Trump hosted an event this week at the White House to note the importance of small businesses to the American economy and to gather feedback from entrepreneurs.

Trump also promised to keep moving forward on rolling back regulations put in place by previous administrations and moving forward on tax cut legislation.
Trump was joined at the event by the head of the Small Business Administration Linda McMahon and his daughter and senior advisor, Ivanka.

Some members of Congress also attended. More than 100 small businesses were in attendance, according to information provided by the White House.
“Your stories demonstrate what it takes to succeed,” he told entrepreneurs. “America is on the verge of a golden age for small business.”

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Mon, Mar. 27, 2017: Trump meets with female small business owners

As one campaign promise gets pushed to the back burner, President Donald Trump hosted a roundtable Monday at the White House to promote economic empowerment for women business owners, moving forward with his pledge to help America’s small business sector.

“We must ensure that our economy is a place where women can work and thrive. We will continue addressing the barriers faced by [women in the workforce],” Trump assured the group of female executives.

In attendance at the meeting was Trumbull Unmanned founder Dyan Gibbens, a former Air Force graduate and Department of Defense employee who now heads one of the nation’s leading drone service providers to the energy sector. Also at the table was Shirley Ann Perry, founder of environmental consulting company HydroTech, and Claudia Mirza, CEO of workforce solutions company Akorbi.

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