Squawk Box

Hoyer on 2020: Joe Biden ‘a Very Viable Candidate’

Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Majority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) voiced his support for former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020. Host Joe Kernen asked the Maryland congressman if Biden is a “viable candidate at this point,” to which

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Bill Gates Likens Trump ‘Upbeat Message’ to JFK

Tuesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Microsoft founder Bill Gates revealed he had a phone conversation with President-elect Donald Trump in recent days. Part of that conversation, Gates said, dealt with Trump seeing areas where things could be improved. In that

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CNBC’s Kernan: Rubio Sounded Like ‘Baghdad Bob’ Last Night

Wednesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” the day after the Super Tuesday presidential contests, host Joe Kernan reacted to Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) speech in Miami, FL reacting to his performance. Kernan declared Rubio’s message to be a “weird alternate universe”

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Ben Carson: ‘Solving Poverty Takes Care of Inequality’

Monday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson discussed some of the elements of his economic plan with network co-host Larry Kudlow. Kudlow lamented the lack of economic discussion in the last debate and pointed out the lagging

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