Steve Jobs to Obama: “You’re headed for a one-term presidency”

President Barack Obama was warned by Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs that due to his policies towards business could will him dearly and could eventually become the reason for him loosing re-election.

“You’re headed for a one-term presidency,” Jobs told Obama when the two met in the fall of 2010

According to the biography of Steve Jobs he told President Obama to implement more business friendly policies, otherwise companies will start building factories in China due to regulations and unnecessary costs” in the United States.

The meeting at the Westin San Francisco Airport almost did not occur, the biography reveals. The iconic CEO, notorious for his stubborn personality, initially insisted that he wanted to receive a personal invitation from the president. He ultimately gave in after maintaining his demand for five days,

Steve Jobs also proposed Obama to get together with CEO’s but became irritated when the White House added too many people to the guest list, threatening that he had “no intention of coming.”

The biography, which is written by Walter Isaacson and is set for release on Oct. 24, also reveals that Jobs offered to design ads for Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign.

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