WASHINGTON — Today, global tech trade association ITI’s President and CEO Jason Oxman issued the following statement about the outcome of the U.S. presidential election:
"The tech industry congratulates President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris on their historic election. We understand revitalizing and growing the U.S. economy will be a top focus as the world continues to grapple with COVID-19 and the economic fallout from the pandemic. Our industry can be a partner on this all-important effort, as well as on policies that maintain America’s global leadership and foster greater opportunity for American families across all communities. From closing the digital divide to investing in research and development to a renewed collaboration with allies to achieve U.S. trade, economic, and national security objectives, our industry is committed to working constructively with the Biden-Harris Administration to ensure that the United States adopts policies that support the well-being of all Americans. At the same time, America’s proud tradition of a peaceful transition of power must continue. Doing so is essential to providing certainty and stability to American workers and families and the global business community, and to furthering America’s competitiveness around the globe."
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