On Monday, the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and President Obama gathered in Durham, North Carolina to discuss the intense need to create more jobs and how to help support businesses in creating these new jobs. The video embedded above is an excerpt from the event and the video posted below is the entire 79-minute discussion.

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Watch: Obama addresses his jobs council
The President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness met this week to discuss job creation in the nation.