"I've paid over $10 billion in taxes, I've paid more than anyone in taxes", Gates said during a New York Times/DealBook conference.
Asked if he would consider meeting Warren, Gates said, "I'm not sure how open-minded she is, or that she would even be willing to sit down with somebody who has large amounts of money".
Senator Warren responded to his comments via Twitter, writing that she was always happy to meet with people, even if they had differing views.
Warren then responded on Twitter that she would be happy to meet with Gates, and reassured him the price tag he would pay to the government under her plan wouldn't be almost what he fears. And Bloomberg's Billionaire Index estimates Gates' annual returns on those investments at 7.5% - in other words, his wealth could accumulate, albeit at a much slower rate, even if he faced a 6% wealth tax. Elizabeth Warren in a back and forth about wealth and taxes.
Gates also said it is "tricky" recruiting billionaires to sign his Giving Pledge, which encourages rich people to donate a portion of their wealth, because of the way some have made their fortunes. Then, he added, "Sorry - I'm just kidding, ' to chuckles from a live audience".
Speaking at a forum in New York with New York Times writer Andrew Ross Sorkin, Microsoft founder Bill Gates came off as far from enthusiastic about Warren 2020.
Warren's calculator allows billionaires to put in their net-worth to figure out how much the tax would cost them.
" But when you say I should pay 100 billion When I was in the USA dollar, I began to do some mathematical calculations on the rest", he added.
"I didn't think Microsoft should be broken up, I argued against it, and I wouldn't wish that on anyone", he said. (New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services/Handout via Reuters) Bill and Melinda Gates talk to reporters in New York on February 22, 2016.
Invoice Gates mentioned Wednesday that he "made a mistake" when he determined to fulfill with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein whereas in search of cash for his worldwide well being marketing campaign. "And I hope that the more professional candidate is an electable candidate".
Gates added that the government "does need more resources" for things like health care and education and suggested other ways of raising revenue.
"A very attractive Swedish woman and her daughter dropped by and I ended up staying there quite late", he wrote in some of the messages.
Candidates like Warren and others have decried self-funding campaigns and run hard against the impact that money has in politics. With vast personal wealth, Bloomberg could quickly build out a robust campaign operation across the country.
One expected use of drones is to get items to rural areas where traditional deliveries would be costly for companies. To date, UPS Flight Forward and Matternet have completed more than 1,500 revenue-generating drone deliveries.
Take advantage of great deals on purchases that you need, but remember, don't get caught up in the hype of the holiday! Minneapolis based Target is releasing their plans for steals and deals to kick off the holiday shopping season.
Penske is the winningest team owner in Indianapolis 500 history with 18 victories, including Simon Pagenaud's win in May. We know the economic benefit today that this race brings to the region is unbelievable and we want to grow that.
That result came after wins against Partizan Belgrade and Norwich City in the Europa League and Premier League respectively. Cherries boss Eddie Howe hailed King's memorable strike and a "key" three points.
Outgoing BoE governor Mark Carney , partaking in his penultimate rate decision, warned over the gloomy global outlook. Most of the downgrade to upcoming growth projections was due to a weaker global economy and markets.
Named " Android Auto for phone screens ", the app restores the "broken" Android Auto experience on smartphones running Android 10. The app will add the Android Auto icon on your homescreen, as a temporary solution until Assistant Driving Mode arrives.
Marie Yovanovitch, who was abruptly pulled from her post as USA ambassador to Ukraine in May, will testify on Nov 15. Meanwhile, investigators on November 5 asked Trump's acting chief of staff to appear before the impeachment inquiry.
In 2013, about 80 people were injured, seven seriously, after part of the Apollo theatre's ceiling collapsed on top of them. Witnesses described hearing screams from audience members, who had been watching Death Of A Salesman at the time.
Scientists from around the world declare climate emergency
According to Thomas Newsome at the University of Sydney , scientists have a moral obligation to warn humanity of any great threat. Perhaps most controversially, the newly published paper also calls on world leaders to address population growth.
E-cigarettes may damage the heart, study says
Is E-Cigarette use on the rise in the US? Amid all of this, there has been a huge push back by vapers against the proposed ban. They have been sold in the US for more than a decade and are often pitched as a lower-risk nicotine source for adult smokers.
Ohio State, LSU, Alabama all have reasons to be happy
Clemson held on for a 21-20 victory over the Tar Heels in late September but has won every other game by at least two touchdowns. Another loss would all but eliminate the Bulldogs and could complicate the SEC's hopes of landing two teams in the final four.
CCB arrests two batsmen in KPL spot-fixing scandal
A former India A player, Gautam has had stints in the IPL for Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils. Before moving to Goa this year, the 33-year old wicket-keeper batsman has played 94 First-class matches for his home state.
Donald Trump Jr. Trolls Media on Whistleblower Reveal
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