As part of his “We Can’t Wait” executive orders to promote job growth, President Barack Obama issued a presidential memorandum on Friday ordering the creation of a “one-stop-shop” website for businesses to access government services online.Obama ordered Cabinet departments and agencies to work together to create a new BusinessUSA website, to save businesses time navigating the federal bureaucracy. The portal was a component of his ‘American Jobs Act,’ which has failed to gain support in Congress.
Asked why Obama had to sign an official memorandum — and release it to the press — White House Press Secretary Jay Carney simply stated: “You need a presidential memorandum to get these things started,” Carney.
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