NBA team owner and "Shark Tank" star Mark Cuban said that Donald Trump is "an immediate and present danger to the security of this country" during a CNN Money interview.
"His inability to control the things he says, his inability to understand the impact of what he says, his inability to have situational awarenesses creates risk for my country, for my kids, for my family, for everybody I know," Cuban said.
The U.S. president must be fully aware that his words matter. According to Cuban, "When there's a misperception of those words — something he just blurted out — that can have serious economic and security consequences."
"He has yet to demonstrate that he can keep his mouth shut at the right time. That scares the **** out of me," Cuban said in the CNN interview.
The billionaire tech entrepreneur said that he's actively supporting Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton because "Our future's at stake. I've got three young kids, and I couldn't look them in the eye and feel good about their future if I didn't assert myself and try to stop Donald Trump from being elected."
Last week, Trump said about Cuban," He's not smart enough to know what I'm doing." That led to Cuban making a challenge to Trump on Twitter calling on the candidate to agree to a four-hour policy interview with Cuban.
Trump has not responded, according to Cuban.
"I wanted to make a point that I don't think he understands his policies. I don't think he understands or knows the details that go behind them, from whoever's giving him his policies," Cuban said.
If he were to interview Trump, Cuban outlined his plan: "I would take his website, repeat it to him, and have him explain it, and see if he can."
The entrepreneur said that he wants to talk with Trump without time limits, because in typical interviews, a time limit "prevents the real questions from being asked."
He said that his show "Shark Tank," which features people seeking money to develop products and services, "shows that the American dream is alive and well," and counters Trump's claims that America is in poor shape.
Despite his opposition to Trump, Cuban praised him for his marketing ability. "Donald does a good job of marketing himself. That's what he's always done. Hillary Clinton doesn't. She's not a good marketer. She's kind of boring. She doesn't come across as being charismatic," Cuban said.
Clinton's poor marketing is acceptable, according to Cuban, because "I'd rather have somebody who understands the issues, understands what's involved to accomplish the goals of this country, and I'll trade off charisma."
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