WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the Presidential election outcome still undetermined, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce celebrated the historic voter turnout and urged patience and trust in the democratic system. The following statement can be attributed to U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue:
“While the final outcome of the Presidential race remains undetermined, voters are demanding action and the work that lies ahead is very clear. The Chamber worked hard to maintain a pro-business Senate and is very well positioned to break through the gridlock and work with whomever occupies the White House and a divided Congress to restore public health, revitalize our economy, and help rebuild American lives and communities.”
“Our nation will get through these challenging times. We will have clarity in due course. Once we do, we must all commit to setting aside our differences and rallying around the common cause of our nation’s recovery.
“In the meantime, we need to be patient and have faith in our systems and trust the local officials who oversee the elections in their communities. Democracy will do its work—and we will be ready to do ours.”