Carl Icahn to Donald Trump: I’m not hired

Re-blog.

Fortune

After announcing his quixotic presidential run, Donald Trump listed off three possible Treasury Secretary nominees during an MSNBC interview: Carl Icahn, Henry Kravis and Jack Welch.

Well, Trump is now down to just two.

In a statement on his Shareholders’ Square Table site, Icahn basically said he was “flattered but do not get up early enough in the morning to accept this opportunity.” He also said he was “extremely surprised” that Trump chose to run, and “even more surprised” at his name being mentioned for Treasury Secretary.

Despite declining the hypothetical nomination, Icahn did have some kind words for Trump’s mention of a “big fat bubble” due to low interest rates. From Icahn’s site:

I personally believe we are sailing in dangerous unchartered waters. I can only hope we get to shore safely. Never in the history of the Federal Reserve have interest rates been artificially held down for…

View original post 43 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s