Donald Trump Won’t ‘Counter Punch’ Warren Buffett on Tax Challenge
We’ve come to believe that Trump will always respond to any attack. But Fortune noticed an exception. They reported Buffett’s attack on Trump:
Buffett, a widely followed investor who is chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway, scorned Trump’s 1995 move to list Trump hotels and casino resorts on the New York Stock Exchange, saying it lost money for the next decade and that “a monkey” would have outperformed Trump’s company.
Bloomberg said as much, and Trump responded. But then:
He also challenged Trump to release his tax returns, something the real estate mogul and television star has declined to do so far citing an Internal Revenue Service audit.
You gonna take that, Donald?
Trump, who has been criticized by fellow Republicans and others for responding too readily to opponents, declined to target Buffett personally for his comments: “There’s no counter-punch.”
Apparently, he’ll respond to any and all comers, including parents of slain heroes, except when someone talks about his tax returns. Then it’s:
Also, anyone need a ride to the polls in Nebraska?
Buffett on Monday vowed to do “whatever it takes” to get out the vote in his congressional district in Nebraska, including driving voters himself to the polls to cast ballots.