Hillary Clinton considered Bill Gates and Tim Cook for Vice President


All-knowing commenters often tell tech reporters to stay out of politics, but this one we really can’t avoid. According to the most recent WikiLeaks hack on Hillary Clinton’s campaign, tech moguls as notable as Bill Gates and Tim Cook were considered as potential Vice Presidential candidates. As first reported by Gizmodo, the email was stolen from Clinton campaign chair, John Podesta, and includes a variety of politicians, military officers, and CEOs. Particularly notable to the techies out there are Tim Cook, Bill Gates, and Melinda Gates – Cook would have been the first openly gay vice president, and Melida Gates the first…

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