“Enterprise Roundtable congratulates President-elect Biden on his election as forty sixth President of america. We additionally congratulate Vice President-elect Harris on her historic accomplishment as the primary lady, Black lady and particular person of South Asian descent to be elected Vice President of america,” the group, led by Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, mentioned in a statement. “We stay up for working with the incoming Biden Administration and all federal and state policymakers.”
The Roundtable additionally prolonged its congratulations to re-elected and newly elected members of Congress, governors, and different state and native officers, and counseled President Trump for a “hard-fought marketing campaign that has garnered over 70 million votes.”
“We all know the result is disappointing to his thousands and thousands of supporters,” the group added. “Whereas we respect the Trump marketing campaign’s proper to hunt recounts, to name for investigation of alleged voting irregularities the place proof exists and to exhaust respectable authorized treatments, there isn’t any indication that any of those would change the result.”
The Roundtable applauded the historic variety of People who participated within the election and thanked “the election officers, judges and volunteers who labored tirelessly within the midst of a pandemic to make sure that the election was performed with integrity.”
“We consider that every one People can have utmost confidence that the result displays the need of the American folks,” the group mentioned.
The group urged elected officers and People throughout the political spectrum to work in good religion to seek out frequent floor.
“Our nation faces nice challenges within the months forward to defeat the pandemic and rebuild our financial system,” the Roundtable concluded. “We are going to meet them solely by working collectively.”
The Enterprise Roundtable represents the chief govt officers of America’s main corporations, who make use of greater than 15 million folks and earn greater than $7 trillion in annual revenues.