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Business Group Chief Vows to Lead Pushback Over Liberal Agenda

Jan. 9, 2020, 7:15 PM

The leader of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said the powerful business group will fight to reverse liberal policies being pushed in the states and by some Democratic candidates for president.

“We will lead the opposition to policies that undermine the job creators, that penalize the innovators and that target the wealth-creators,” Chief Executive Officer Tom Donohue said Thursday in his annual “State of American Business” speech.

While he said his group, one of the highest-spending lobbying bodies in Washington and a major advocate for pro-business policies, will not engage “directly in presidential politics” and could fault both parties, he ...