Saturday, May 16, 2009

David Rubenstein Invites President Obama to Speak at Economic Club of Washington

Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein invited President Obama to speak at the Economic Club of Washington. David had the honor of introducing Hank Paulson, Larry Summers and Tim Geithner as President of the distinguished club. At their recent meeting Rubenstein said:

I'm David Rubenstein, the president of the Economic Club of Washington, for those who don't know. And I wanted to welcome all of you tonight to what is our eighth and, I believe, final event of the season. Unless the president wants to speak to us subsequently, we probably won't have any more events before the fall. But we're always open to the president if he wants to speak...

That's the same David Rubenstein of the recently signed Congressional bill. It bears his name and President Obama's signature. The club is very small and very tight, at least relative to America's 300 million population.