Don't listen to the Chamber of Commerce/White House chatter, it's either a distraction or deliberate misdirection.
Big business and big government are as symbiotic as you can get.
The fact is that corporations are pocketing a larger share of GDP than they have in many years. Here is the BEA's Table 1.12. National Income by Type of Income, take a gander at lines 2 and 13.
And here's one part of the puzzle. Please note that profit margins are higher than during the boom yeas of the late nineties:
Chart from Pragmatic Capitalism's post "CORPORATE AMERICA REMAINS STRONG"
See also the BEA's