Elon Musk is like Thomas Edison. “He’s one of our great geniuses,” U.S. President Trump says
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.S. President Donald Trump praised Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in an interview with CNBC yesterday. The president praised Elon Musk as one of the world’s “great geniuses,” of our time. He also likened him to Thomas Edison.
Musk is “one of our great geniuses, and we have to protect our genius,” Trump said in an interview with “Squawk Box” co-host Joe Kernen from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
“You know, we have to protect Thomas Edison and we have to protect all of these people that came up with originally the light bulb and the wheel and all of these things. And he’s one of our very smart people and we want to cherish those people,” the president said. “We have to protect our genius,” the President added.
Musk is “one of our very smart people, and we want to cherish those people,” President Trump added. The president said Musk is not only good at electric cars. “He does good at rockets, too, by the way. I never saw where the engines come down with no wings, no anything, and they’re landing.”