Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Doubles Down On His Support Of President Obama

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Eric Schmidt has an idea for Congress: Do what the President wants.

Google’s chairman urged lawmakers to pass the $447 billion stimulus plan during an interview with Christiane Amanpour.

“The economy is, today, stuck behind the power curve — it needs a lot of encouragement,” Schmidt, who was a big supporter of Obama during his campaign and was rumoured to be a candidate for the Secretary of Commerce post, told the host.

On Wednesday, Schmidt and other Google executives will testify in Congress regarding potential antitrust issues.

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