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Speaker of the House PaulRyan to be a Special Guest on "Squawk Box" on Wednesday
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS,NJ—December 6, 2016—On Wednesday, December 7, CNBC's "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET) will broadcastlive from Business Roundtable (BRT) in Washington, DC. Over 80 CEOs areexpected to attend, including a majority of Chief Executive Officersrepresenting the top 50 companies in the Fortune 500. The meeting's agenda willfocus on tax reform, infrastructure investment, a smarter approach toregulation and other policy priorities necessary to create economic growth andjobs in America.
Speaker of the House PaulRyan will be a special guest on "Squawk Box" on Wednesday and will discusstaxes, trade, immigration and healthcare, among other topics. Senator Mike Lee,Chairman of the antitrust subcommittee hearing the AT&T/Time Warner merger,will also be a special guest on the show.
Guests from BusinessRoundtable include: DavidAbney, UPS CEO; MarkCosta, Eastman Chemical Company Chairman and CEO; John Engler, BusinessRoundtable President; TomLinebarger, Cummins Inc., Chairman and CEO; Andrew Liveris, The Dow Chemical CompanyChairman and CEO; DougOberhelman, Caterpillar Inc. Chairman & CEO; Doug Parker, AmericanAirlines Chairman and CEO; ChuckRobbins, Cisco Systems Inc. CEO; David Seaton, FluorCorporation Chairman and CEO; MarkSutton, International Paper Company Chairman and CEO; and Mark Weinberger, EYGlobal Chairman and CEO.
"SquawkBox" is the ultimate "pre-market" morning news and talkprogram, where the biggest names in business and politics tell their mostimportant stories. Anchored by Joe Kernen,BeckyQuick and AndrewRoss Sorkin, the show brings Wall Street to Main Street. It's a "mustsee" for everyone from the professional trader to the casual investor.
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