Remarks by President Biden Before Business Roundtable’s CEO Quarterly Meeting

Business Roundtable Office
Washington, D.C.

6:10 P.M. EDT

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you.  My name is Joe Biden, and I come from Delaware which has more corporations incorporated than all of the rest of the country combined.  (Laughter.)

And I know the Business Roundtable because in the days when I first ran for office — (clears throat) — excuse me — in 1972, for the United States Senate, the DuPont company was the eighth-largest corporation in America.  As they say in Delaware, they were the good old days.  But all kidding aside, thank you for having me.  You’re a hell of an organization.  I appreciate it.

And I want to thank you, Josh.  We’ve known each other a long, long time.  And, you know, I’ve hosted CEO roundtables, you know, in the White House, including with many of you over the years.  And we’ve worked together on the American Rescue Plan, on COVID, on infrastructure, supply chains, innovation, on…

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