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July 17, 2012

US Chamber of Commerce endorses Archer

Washington, D.C. —  

John Archer, Iowa’s 2nd District Republican nominee for U.S. Congress, has been recognized for his pro-business leadership. The United States Chamber of Commerce feels Archer will “advance legislation that encourages economic growth, job creation, and a less intrusive federal government.”  According to Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, the Chamber went on to say that Archer’s election to the House of Representatives will help, “get our country back on track.”
 
President Obama showed his true stance on entrepreneurs yesterday when he said, “If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.”
 
Archer responded to Obama's comments saying, "I am not sure what the President was thinking. These are the folks that risk failure, put in the long hours, make the tough budget decisions and make personal sacrifices in order to build their businesses. If they are successful, they end up creating jobs, which is something that both sides agree we need to do. These are the folks we should be supporting and applauding. I am not sure the President truly understands the process of job creation."

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