Is Obama's Idea to Reorganize Trade and Commerce Good, Bad or Irrelevant?
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 10:00-11:45 AM
AEI, Twelfth Floor 1150 Seventeenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Two blocks from Farragut North Metro
This event will be livestreamed.
Participants: CLAUDE BARFIELD, AEI GARY HORLICK, Attorney at Law JITINDER KOHLI, Center for American Progress JOHN MURPHY, U.S. Chamber of Commerce CRAIG VANGRASSTEK, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
As part of a bid for renewed authority to streamline government, the White House wants to merge six agencies into one bureaucracy focused on trade and competitiveness. The plan has sparked substantial criticism from the U.S. business and trade policy communities. An expert panel will weigh in on the controversy and evaluate President Obama's reorganization proposal.