President Trump on Monday taunted Howard Schultz, who is considering a 2020 presidential bid, tweeting that the former Starbucks CEO “doesn’t have the ‘guts’ to run.”
“Watched him on @60Minutes last night and I agree with him that he is not the ‘smartest person,'” Trump tweeted. “Besides, America already has that! I only hope that Starbucks is still paying me their rent in Trump Tower!”
Schultz said in a “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday night that he’s “seriously thinking of running for president” as a “centrist independent.”
“I have a long history of recognizing, I’m not the smartest person in the room, that in order to make great decisions about complex problems, I have to recruit and attract people who are smarter than me and more experienced, more skilled,” Schultz said when asked about his credentials to serve as commander in chief.
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