President Trump's First 100 Days: Why Early Signs Look Positive for Music Industry
publish date: 2017-04-28
Since Jan. 20, many of those in the music industry have spend a considerable amount of time objecting to, disparaging, and even protesting an administration that could actually be good for business. Although many creators and music executives supported President Barack Obama and voted for Hillary Clinton, most of them also believed that Obama pushed policies that favored technology companies at the expense of artists and entertainment companies. And while President Trump never addressed any music-related issues during his campaign, music executives believed that anyone who built a business by licensing his name -- protected by trademark for some commercial uses -- would feel strongly about protecting their rights as well.
So how are Trump's reviews after his first 100 days in office?
"I think compared to the last administration, which seemed to have turned a deaf ear, what we're seeing is an openness to those concerns," Congressman Doug Collins (R-Ga.) tells . "We've had some talks with White House staff and we've been very pleased."