Chalk up another billionaire’s endorsement for Hillary Clinton.
America Online co-founder Steve Case publicly endorsed the Democratic nominee within a op-ed published inside the Washington Post on Wednesday, writing that she "represents the best option for that U . s . and our greatest wish to remain probably the most innovative and entrepreneurial nation on earth."
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Case with a net worth of a.31 billion in line with a 2016 assessment by Forbes joins a still-growing directory of millionaires and billionaires with thrown their hat during the ring for the first sort secretary of state. Clinton also boasts the support of Hewlett Packard executive Meg Whitman, Dallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban, investing guru Warren Buffett and former The big apple Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and others.
Citing the economy, immigration, technological advancement, and deficit control, Case a lifelong entrepreneur and innovator described Clinton as being the clear choice over Trump to get American over a continued path toward economic and technological advancement.
"I believe shed be better for our economy, particularly with respect to innovative technology and start-ups," he wrote. "Mr . trump knows business, but his campaign has become backward-looking for the economy and oddly absent of tips to spur production of the jobs into the future. Clinton understands what we should will need to help start businesses and can invest in education, advanced manufacturing and studying."
While conceding he takes "issue with some issues with her platform" and arguing which she "too frequently view[s] the govt as being the strategy to problems," Case still saw Clinton as better equipped to handle challenges facing the continent. The AOL executive went on to acknowledge that although he understands how Trump has mustered a lot of political momentum with this year’s election, he couldn’t see him because solution to America’s problems.
"I feel I recieve why Trump is a really potent political force this season. Now i’m aware that a myriad of people are angry concerning their prospects and fearful which the forces of globalization and digitization have gone them behind. In addition, i recognize nearly everyone is annoyed by politics and feel we end up needing an outsider to shake some misconception," he wrote. "However i dont think Trump is definitely the answer."
The endorsement surfaces when the Trump campaign has made a renewed push to cast Clinton as beholden to special interests and major donors from a blitz of press announcments of videos and pr campaigns that are supposed to stress renewed center on populist themes in battleground states, as outlined by a resource near the campaign.
Everything you must know about Hillary Clinton are usually understood with that simple phrase: stick to the money," Trump said within an Iowa rally earlier Wednesday.