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Background on the President's lunch with business leaders

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE                        July 31, 2009

The President had lunch with the following business leaders today in the Private Dining Room:
Ivan Seidenberg, CEO of Verizon and Chairman of the Business Roundtable
Mike Duke, CEO of Wal-Mart
Dan DiMicco, CEO of Nucor
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks