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.”

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“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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