"I'm not sure how open minded she is...or that she'd even be willing to sit down with somebody who has large amounts of money", he said. "If we get the chance, I'd love to explain exactly how much you'd pay under my wealth tax".
"I'd say I didn't have a. business or personal relationship - I wouldn't go that far", Gates told the outlet, later adding, "I won't say I knew him that well, because he was introduced to me as somebody who could bring more people into philanthropy". Warren took the cue from Gates in a response on Twitter, offering to meet the Microsoft founder and philanthropist. Things did not work out that way in the universe we reside, though according to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Windows Mobile could have won the war, had he not been distracted with an antitrust case brought forward by the US Justice Department.
Warren's tax would apply to households worth $50 million or more and would pay for a bevy of progressive proposals including her $21 trillion Medicare For All plan.
Warren and fellow democratic candidate Bernie Sanders have been some of the strongest advocates behind the wealth tax proposal which aims to reduce concentration of wealth with individuals and raise money for expanded federal programs. At the New York Times' Dealbook conference, reported Vox, he said, "I've paid over $10 billion in taxes".
"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.
Warren's calculator allows billionaires to put in their net-worth to figure out how much the tax would cost them. Gates, who has largely avoided getting involved in national politics, said he wasn't "going to make political declarations", but emphasized the important of a "professional approach".
At an event in NY last month, the tech giant showed off the pocket-friendly product for the first time, although it will not be available until the Christmas period of 2020.
Bill Gates envisions an alternate reality where, instead of Google's Android being the most popular, widely-used smartphone operating system in the world, a version of Windows for smartphones is on top.
"And I hope that the more professional candidate is an electable candidate".