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Sorry, Tim Cook, You're Tim Apple Now. That's How It Works.

Do you know your Tim?

Posted on March 6, 2019, at 6:17 p.m. ET

Today, President Donald Trump met with Apple's CEO. The guy in the glasses.

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Apple's CEO (we'll get to him later), President Donald Trump, and Ivanka Trump.

The occasion was the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board meeting. There were a bunch of CEOs and officials there. At one point, Trump called Apple's CEO by the wrong name. But hey, names are hard.

  1. What is this man's name?

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    Tim Cook!

    This man is Tim Cook, one of the most famous CEOs in the world. Apple is the name of the company.

    Via Stephanie Keith

Yep, here's Trump saying "Tim Apple":

Trump just called Apple CEO Tim Cook β€œTim Apple”

Better luck next time, Tim!

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