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Here's What America's CEOs Want the Next President to Do for the Economy

The president of the Business Roundtable explained what the next president can do to help businesses.

Business tax reform should be high up on the next president's agenda, said John Engler, president of the Business Roundtable, an organization of chief executive officers. Engler also said infrastructure, immigration and workforce training are other important issues. Engler, a former Michigan governor, also discussed the tone of the presidential campaign. "It's been pretty nasty. In the modern era, I don't think there's anything that compares to this," he said. "And there's nothing that compares to it in terms of weirdness, too. I'm like most Americans, I'll be real glad to have it over with in eight days." But Engler is optimistic that the next president will find a more favorable environment in terms of bipartisan cooperation from Congress.  "I think the departure of Senator Reid is going to be a real positive thing in the Senate, because we're very confident that Senator Schumer is a man who can work across the aisle," said Engler. Engler spoke with TheStreet's Rhonda Schaffler in New York from the Nasdaq.

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