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Bill Gates says Trump was really into his daughter when they met

Gates has a low view of the president.


David Covucci


Posted on May 18, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 3:30 pm CDT

In a never-before-seen video aired Thursday night, Microsoft CEO and philanthropist Bill Gates discusses his opinion of President Donald Trump after meeting him for the first time.

And guess what? Not a fan.

Trump, Bill Gates said, twice asked him if there was a difference between human papillomavirus (HPV) the very common STI most everyone has, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the immune system virus that develops into AIDS.

Gates also said Trump was familiar with the appearance of Gates’ daughter in a manner that made the tech giant uneasy.

The video was obtained by MSNBC’s Christopher Hayes and aired last night.

“He wanted to know if there was a difference [between] HIV and HPV, so I was able to explain that those are rarely confused with each other,” Gates says in the undated video.

It’s apparently a topic of great concern to the president.

Trump, when they met, said that he knew Gates’ now-22-year-old daughter, Jennifer. Gates said that it was “scary how much he knew about my daughter’s appearance.”

Gates said he had never met Trump before he was elected. The two met twice, though, after Trump won. Both times, Gates said, Trump asked Gates if vaccines were bad and if there was a difference between HPV and HIV.

Trump reportedly offered Gates a role in the administration, which Gates said he turned down.

H/T Business Insider

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*First Published: May 18, 2018, 8:30 am CDT