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"The optimism was much better coming out of the room for many ... than going into the room," said Joe Echeverria, the CEO of Deloitte LLP, an Obama supporter who noted that he was optimistic going into the meeting.
Mr. Echeverria also said he got the sense from the meeting that business leaders are now considering tax increases on those making more than $250,000 as a fait accompli.