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Bill Gates Likens Trump to JFK

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates met with Donald Trump at Trump Tower Tuesday. Gates told CNBC President-Elect Trump could be like President John F. Kennedy: “A lot of his message has been about … where he sees things not as good as he’d like.”

“But in the same way President Kennedy talked about the space mission and got the country behind that,” the Microsoft mogul 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.”

After the meeting he stops to tell reporters what they discussed.

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