Possible Presidential Candidate Howard Schultz Discusses Cuba, Gun Control, Venezuela

Possible Presidential Candidate Howard Schultz Discusses Cuba, Gun Control, Venezuela

Gun Rights

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Potential 2020 presidential candidate Howard Schultz has been making the rounds in South Florida this week. Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, would be running as an Independent. He came up from very little to grow the coffee chain from a handful of stores to the international brand we know today. “I’m a self-made person, I grew up in public housing,” he said. “I built a global company in 77 countries. I gave free healthcare, ownership and free college tuition to every employee. We have over 300,000 people who work for Starbucks. I have a track record of creating not only a profitable company but a deep sense of humanity.” He says he doesn’t like hearing people vilify capitalists, saying, “Capitalism has been the lifeblood of our free enterprise system.” “My success could only happen in America and we should be celebrating that,” he said. Speaking about some of the things that are unique to voters in Florida, Schultz spoke about the Cuban embargo. “I think we should have more trade with Cuba,” Schultz said. “This is not a time that I believe that America should be building walls. We should be building bridges.” The topic of Venezuela also came up, with Schultz saying he supports the ousting of Nicolás Maduro. “The election obviously was not legitimate,” he said. “The President [of the United States] needs to step in. We need allies to do that. This is a moment of truth, a moment of leadership where […]

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.