[Listening] Why Joe Biden is ‘the right choice for business’

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At multiple points in the past few years, Mark Cuban, entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks said he was considering running for president in 2020. That never came to pass, and the tech billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner is making no secret about who he wants to win on Election Day in 2020.

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Cuban has frequently criticized Trump’s response to the pandemic, which has now killed more than 230,000 people in the U.S., according to the CDC. But he has also criticized Biden, saying in April that the former vice president had been “too silent” at that early point in the ____ (one word missing) and that Biden was “not really offering solutions in a way that builds confidence.”

Cuban, who said he voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016 but has also advised Trump as part of the president’s “Opening Our Country” economic council during the pandemic, has been outspoken about the need to balance public safety with concerns over the economic ____ (one word missing) of restrictions on businesses. And the billionaire has also called for more help from the government for small businesses in his home state of Texas, as well as for regular $1,000 stimulus checks to be mailed to all American households every two weeks for up to two months.

On Monday, though, Cuban said in the Instagram Live interview that he believes Biden would be a more ____ (one word missing) leader than President Trump when it comes to handling the coronavirus pandemic going forward, including rolling out an eventual vaccine.

“We need somebody who can lead, who’s honest, who’s authentic, who deals with scientists and believes in science and understands, as things change, how to adapt,” Cuban said, attributing those qualities to Biden.

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