US President, Barack Obama recently made a call to Tim Cook to discuss about the “fiscal cliff” that the country is currently experiencing. The President called a lot of business leaders and Tim Cook was one of them.
Cook was one of a handful of CEOs who received a phone call from Obama about the government’s budget woes set to go into effect at the end of 2012. A White House official told CNN that the conversations were part of the president’s “outreach on the need to find a balanced deficit-reduction solution that protects the middle class and continues to move our economy forward.”
The President also contact Warren Buffett, Craig Jelinek of Costco, GE CEO, Jefery Immelt, and American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault.