Jun 5, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Howard Schultz begins to make his presidential case

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Outgoing Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz says that he hasn't yet decided to run for president in 2020, but he's already floating a campaign argument for how his CEO experience is different from Donald Trump's CEO experience:

"I have run a public company for 26 years as a fiduciary. The current president ran a private company... with very little fiduciary responsibility to other shareholders. And I'm not saying that as good or bad, but there's a big difference."
ā€” Howard Schultz to CNBC Squawk Box
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