Richard Branson skewered Donald Trump on Friday, describing a “bizarre” meeting at some point in the past that left the British billionaire “disturbed and saddened.” In a blog post on his website, the Virgin founder said the Republican nominee invited him over “some years ago” for a one-on-one lunch at his gilded Manhattan apartment.
British billionaire Richard Branson isn’t rooting for Republican nominee Donald Trump to become the next president of the United States. The founder of the Virgin Group told CNBC’s ” Power Lunch” on Tuesday the U.S. would certainly benefit from having an entrepreneur run the country, but said Trump is not the right one.
Billionaire and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson loves the idea of having an entrepreneur in the White House – as long as it’s not Donald Trump. “He’s a very vindictive, rather dangerous, rather sad man,” said Branson during an interview with MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle Tuesday morning.