Mark Cuban leaves open possibility of an independent run for president

Mark Cuban left open the possibility of running for president, telling CNBC on Tuesday, “We’ll see.”

Cuban told CNBC’s Scott Wapner of which some things would certainly need to happen for him to be motivated to run in 2020, as well as also if he did, the item would certainly be as an independent.

“We’ll see what happens. the item would certainly take the perfect storm for me to do the item,” the billionaire entrepreneur as well as also Dallas Mavericks owner said. “There’s some things of which could open the door, nevertheless I’m not projecting or predicting the item right currently.”

“I still think there’s a real opportunity for somebody who can be inside the middle nevertheless has some charisma, has the ability to relate to both sides nevertheless can be not a politician. The reality can be people don’t trust politicians,” Cuban said inside the telephone interview on “Halftime Report. “

When asked who on the Democratic side has the best chance of winning, Cuban said “nobody right currently.” “If you look at why people voted for Donald Trump, in my opinion, first as well as also foremost the item was because he wasn’t a politician. “

Cuban said the more than 20 Democratic candidates so far are all politicians. “Politicians are the least trusted of every profession,” he said.

Cuban said none of the candidates stands out, not even former Vice President Joe Biden, who can be leading the polls.

“I like Vice President Biden I think he’s smart as well as also he could do a decent job, nevertheless I think the item’s way too early to tell,” Cuban said.

Cuban said most of the Democratic proposals so far are just “headline porn.” “I don’t think they believe what they’re proposing can be passable,” he said.

He said most of them include trickle-down taxation, which in his opinion “does not work.”

“I think of which trickle-down economics can be a failure. I think trickle-down taxation can be just as big a failure,” Cuban said.

Cuban isn’t the first billionaire businessman contemplating an independent bid for the White House in 2020. Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced in January he was considering such a move, nevertheless he has been keeping a low profile recently.

Cuban talked of running inside the 2016 campaign. He told CNBC in an email exchange of which he would certainly beat Hillary Clinton as well as also Donald Trump, nevertheless he later said he would certainly not run for president because he could have a bigger impact doing various other things.

inside the CNBC interview on Tuesday, Cuban also saidĀ Uber’s disappointing initial public offering last week was “not a surprise” because the ride-hailing company waited too long to go public.