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Apr 12, 2001

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum conference and he plans to attend a breakfast with U.S. President Donald Trump, reports Bloomberg.

Cook and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty will brief Trump on a new campaign designed to highlight the multiple ways to get an education.

?Tim Cook and Melania and Donald Trump? in August 2018​

Cook has attempted to have a cordial relationship with Trump, and recently took Trump to tour Apple operations in Austin, Texas, but there have been tensions between the two due to an ongoing trade dispute with China and more recently, Apple's refusal to unlock the iPhones used by Florida shooter Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani.

Ahead of the breakfast with Trump, Cook on Tuesday met with the prime ministers of Finland, Spain, and Croatia, but it's not known what was discussed.

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macrumors G3
Apr 27, 2015
Philadelphia, PA
Trump is a child, so it is easy to manipulate him. I would imagine just for the headline of working with Apple, Trump will bend to whatever Apple needs. From a business perspective, this of course makes a ton of sense, but disappointing to see Apple giving the green light to a racist/fascist like Trump. I suppose it's the way the world works though, Apple is no different than the rest.


macrumors 68000
Oct 28, 2011
From a business perspective I get it, but from a personal perspective, I can't understand how Cook puts up with him.

I don’t think Trump would be the way the media paints him in reality.
This photo would be a great advertisement for a tailoring company...
Could Tim's smile be any more fake in this picture?

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Dentures is likely the reason lol


macrumors 65816
Feb 22, 2010
Northern Ca.
"Cook and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty will brief Trump on a new campaign designed to highlight the multiple ways to get an education.

Please, so the ignorant fool can go back and get the one he is lacking.
This just shows intelligent people can put their political differences aside and get along. Both Cook and Trump have excellent business sense and this shows by their success.

Trump had daddy's money.
Trump has been bankrupt, 7 times?



macrumors 6502a
Sep 20, 2016
Anyone here think Cook may have a mind to run for President in 2024?
Honestly, is that necessary? Having breakfast with Trump on the day of his impeachment proceedings in the senate (even though they’re decided by even more suck-ups) is just in very bad taste.

Nah, it's good business for Cook.
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