“We are a stronger country when we treat each other with dignity, share a commitment to a common purpose and are united to address our greater challenges. No matter our political views, let’s come together to strengthen our exceptional country.”
Leaders of industry groups also are sending word of their support to the incoming administration.
The American Bankers Association President and CEO Rob Nichols said the association and its members “stand ready to work with the Biden administration and lawmakers from both parties to bolster the economy, increase opportunity and create a brighter future for all Americans.”
While the nation’s banks have worked to assist their business and consumer customers, he added, “we know more must be done to fuel the recovery.”
US Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue said the industry group looks forward to working “with the Biden administration and leaders on both sides of the aisle to restore public health, revitalize our economy, and help rebuild American lives and communities.”
He added, “We stand ready to help break through the gridlock and help get things done through collaboration and good governance,” and said the Chamber stands ready “to help break through the gridlock and help get things done through collaboration and good governance.”
In a statement, National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons said that “the American people are not interested in extreme policies from either party; they are looking for smart, stable and solutions-oriented governance.”
His group’s agenda advocates for a competitive tax and regulatory system, infrastructure investment, comprehensive immigration reform, expanded trade and a strengthened workforce.