“That is the No. 1 of the chief executive of the United States,” he said. “And that’s not an easy job.”
“And then third, I’ll judge him on if the economy does well, which I expected it to do, how wide the participation in a better economy extends.”
Reminding investors of his past statements, Buffett pointed out that he said the U.S. economy would be fine under Clinton or Trump.
“Probably half the time [in] my adult life, I’ve had a president other than the one I voted for,” he said. “But that’s never taken me out of stocks.”
“Tillerson makes a lot of sense,” he said. “Tillerson is going to be working for the United States in that job.”
“I don’t worry at all about whether somebody comes from the oil industry or if they have a lot of money,” Buffett said.
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