Here is the Obama Schenectady speech video from Fri. Jan. 21, 2011. At the General Electric Turbine Plant in Schenectady, NY, President Barack Obama announces the appointment of GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt to head the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and addresses job creation in the clean energy sector. Speech time is 1:05 pm. ET. Watch live stream video below at that time. Thereafter check back for full replay video and transcript.
UPDATE: Video and transcript text are below.
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After a tour of the GE turbine plant, with CEO and Chairman Jeffrey Immelt, the President will formally announce him as head of his newly revamped advisory board, replacing Paul Volcker. The board is now known as the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. (Click here for a Jeffrey Immelt biography)
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep Paul Tonko will also attend the event today. The complete itinerary is here: President Obama official schedule and guidance, Jan. 21, 2011.
A video report is below. See also:
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