BILL GATES: Likens Trump to JFK After Talking with the President-elect

JFK was by no means the greatest president but Gates holds him in high esteem we guess. So, sound off! Do you think this is a good comparison or is Gates just a little bit out of his mind?

By Matt Belvedere

President-elect Donald Trump has an opportunity to establish “American leadership through innovation,” Bill Gates told CNBC on Tuesday.

“A lot of his message has been about … where he sees things not as good as he’d like,” the billionaire Microsoft co-founder said on “Squawk Box.”

“But in the same way President Kennedy talked about the space mission and got the country behind that,” Gates continued, “I think whether it’s education or stopping epidemics … [or] in this energy space, there can be a very upbeat message that [Trump’s] administration [is] going to organize things, get rid of regulatory barriers, and have American leadership through innovation.”

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