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Six CEOs who can’t believe Washington is being so stupid

A rare instance of strapped American workers and their corporate overlords sharing the same view.
A rare instance of strapped American workers and their corporate overlords sharing the same view.
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Who said big corporations control the government? Corporate America couldn’t be more annoyed at the ongoing government shutdown and threat of a looming default.  And, as we predicted, CEOs from some of the country’s most influential companies are making it clear they want it resolved.

Here are some of the more notable comments from corporate leaders deriding the stalled negotiations.