Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Top Stories

Former Florida Congressman Named to President’s Export Council

Last week, President Joe Biden named former U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., to the President’s Export Council.

“The President’s Export Council advises Biden with direct feedback on how U.S. trade policies affect business sectors. The 25-member board features top leaders from labor, real estate, national security, law, and Fortune 200 companies. Murphy will serve alongside the heads of Citigroup, United Airlines, CVS, FedEx and 3M to name a few,” noted Murphy’s office.

“I am honored to serve on the President’s Export Council and to represent Florida business leaders,” said Murphy. “As someone who has always been passionate about economic growth and job creation, I am excited to have the opportunity to work with this talented group of individuals to promote American exports and help create new opportunities for businesses and workers across the country.”

“I am confident that with Patrick’s leadership and expertise, the President’s Export Council will be well-positioned to help promote American exports and support job creation through trade,” said U.S. Commerce Sec. Gina Raimondo. “I look forward to working with him and the rest of the council to advance our shared goals.

See also  Poll: 54% of Americans Say They Are Not Better Off Than 2020

Murphy is currently the chief investment officer of Coastal Construction Group and the founder and CEO of Togal.AI.

First elected to Congress in 2012 when he defeated then U.S. Rep. Allen West, Muprhy ran against U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in 2016. Rubio won a second term with 52 percent while Murphy pulled 44 percent.


  • Originally from Jacksonville, Kevin Derby is a contributing writer for Florida Daily and covers politics across Florida.

    View all posts
Share this story:
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Ed Dean: Publisher


Ed Dean is a leading radio and news media personality including hosting the #1 statewide radio talk show in Florida. Contact

Related Stories


Groups like the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) are sounding the alarms that illegal immigrants could affect the outcome of national elections in...


In a new TV ad called “Bidenomics,” Americans for Prosperity (AFP) focuses on the Biden administration’s spending and regulation policies. The ad also points...


The latest Florida Chamber of Commerce statewide poll finds former President Donald Trump and Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) leading their likely Democratic opponents. Trump...


The latest Rasmussen Reports survey found that just 39% of Likely U.S. Voters say yes when asked, “Are you better off than you were...