Obama Picks Jeffrey Immelt to Head the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

Jeffrey ErnstFriedman | January 21, 2011

Jan. 21, 2011 - President Barack Obama has selected General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt to head the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, according to The Washington Post.

Click here to see which lawmakers have taken a piece of Immelt's $39,500 in campaign contributions since 2001.

Monetary and non-monetary contributions to candidate campaign committees of legislators serving in the 109th, 110th, 111th and 112th Congresses. Contributions data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (