Bentonville, Ark. Wal-Mart president and CEO Lee Scott has issued the following statement regarding Barack Obama's inauguration as President of the United States:
"Wal-Mart congratulates Barack Obama on his historic inauguration as President of the United States. This is clearly a time of great opportunity for our country, and also a time of great challenge. We stand ready to partner with our new President, his Administration and the Congress to make real progress on the critical issues that confront this nation."