National Restaurant Association Releases Statement on Trump Victory
The National Restaurant Association congratulated President-Elect Trump on his historic victory in the 2016 presidential election.
Statement from Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO, National Restaurant Association:
“On behalf of the country’s one million restaurants, we congratulate President-elect Trump, and we look forward to working with him in the months and years ahead to protect and expand the contributions restaurants make to our communities and our economy. As the country ushers in new leadership in Washington, we will ensure that America’s restaurants have a seat at the table.
“As the nation’s second-largest private sector employer, restaurants contribute $782.7 billion to the economy every year and employ 14.4 million people in roles ranging from entry-level to ownership.
“Working with President-elect Trump, his Administration, and members of Congress, we will continue to advocate for restaurants, our employees and our customers. We are committed to working with both sides of the aisle to find solutions that grow our economy and help all Americans succeed in the work force.”