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Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – February 2

“He has, in effect, sidestepped what we call the regular media and developed a direct channel of communication to an enormous bulk of the...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – January 30

“No president has ever looked Americans in the eye and lied like that.” Steve Wynn is the Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, home to...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – January 19

Steve Wynn on Donald Trump: “He’s not a guy that wears his heart on his sleeve.” In several of our previous conversations, Steve...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – January 17

“If Mitt Romney knew Donald Trump, he would have written off the things that upset him… Just as those of us who knew him [Trump]...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – January 13

“Trump never made a nickel being a tough guy. He made all his money being smooth.” In our latest interview, Steve Wynn,...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – January 6

“I think that as president we’re going to find that Donald Trump will be able to do something that Barack Obama never could do:...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – January 4

“Today, we have a chance… to fix things and re-chart the course of the relationship between government and its citizens… We...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 29

“Analytical skills [and] the ability to evaluate people in agencies as large as Treasury is the stuff of a guy like Mnuchin.” Steve...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 28

“He [Wilbur Ross] brings to the job of Secretary of Commerce a feel, an understanding, a sense of what has happened to companies that...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 22

“Donald Trump is a very, very potent guy in a one-on-one situation or in small groups. [He’s] terrific at that. Completely the...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 21

“The Obama legacy is a nightmarish scenario… Take a look at what’s happened in the inner cities. Three generations of...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – Dec 16

“To use the tax code as a carrot instead of a stick is the greatest, single big idea that the president-elect could use to change...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 13

“It [Obamacare] was just a grab for political power. They thought if we bribe these other people and take the money away from working...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 8

“Everything that was said by Pelosi, by Reid, and by Obama was a deception, a falsehood, or, to use the vernacular, a bold faced lie. And...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 6

“The United States is the promise land. And anybody who has got an aspirational mentality that wants a better life for themselves wants...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 2

“If they have an immigration reform bill that deals with border security and visa extension security and E-Verify and this all goes to...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – December 1

“Barack [Obama] had an 80 person majority…and lost the House in 18 months. The same thing had happened to Bill Clinton. He had a...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – Part 27

“We’re the largest private investor in the history of the commonwealth of Massachusetts and we’re the second largest...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – Part 26

“At the end of the day that is probably the greatest single source of satisfaction we have – the jobs you create. When someone...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – Part 25

“Only people make people happy. Onyx, marble, and hand-woven carpets and fabrics don’t make people happy. They may admire them, but...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – Part 24

“I read that Steve Jobs said that a reason that he makes his phones in China is because he can’t get enough skilled employees in...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – Part 23

“Organizations that produce a product like this, they all have one thing in common: they love the process. We weren’t in a hurry to...

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The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn – Part 22

“The hotel is probably the best thing we’ve ever done in 48 years…It’s another level beyond what we’ve done in...

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The Bill Bennett Interview With Steve Wynn – Part 21

“As a president of the United States he was a misfit. He was a square peg in a round hole. He was the wrong guy for this particular...

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Part 20 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“Where’s the big idea? That’s the question. Where’s the big idea that’s missing from government and the public discourse? …That...

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Part 19 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“What happens if, in your youth, you don’t have the good fortune of rubbing up against that person? What would your life be without...

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Part 18 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“In my forty odd years in Las Vegas the most attractive option to add to the touristic attraction – the magnetism of Las Vegas...

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Part 17 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“He [Pres. Obama] never lifted a finger to make things better for the African American community. He never lifted a finger to deal with...

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Part 16 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“The first step, I do still believe, is to show that there is an equation here: that jihadism equals death to the jihadis. That this is...

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Part 15 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“These homegrown or single actors, like Orlando and like in Nice, if they’re not directly under the command and control of some central...

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Part 14 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“My dad never graduated high school but he was an avid reader and he had a tremendous sense of self-improvement… My dad taught himself...

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Part 13 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“Leadership is all about getting ordinary people to do extraordinary things. And if that’s your goal you better figure out what...

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Part 12 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“It is certainly one of the most enthusiastic projects I think of my entire career.” Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, is...

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Part 11 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“The internet is a giant buying cartel. We have laws to protect against monopolies. We never conceived that there would be a monopoly by...

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Part 10 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“This is what makes Democrats into Republicans…What is this president thinking of? Whose side is he on? What is the story with...

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Part 9 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“We know it. We know that Hillary knows it. But the rhetoric contradicts the truth. It is misleading, it’s tendentious, and...

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Part 8 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

“He’s got this flair for the dramatic.” Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, has known Donald Trump for roughly...

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Part 7 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn: “There’s a lot of headline rhetoric but there’s very little detail about how to fix the problem.” Steve Wynn, Chairman...

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Part 6 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

In this episode, Steve Wynn discusses the public perception of CEOs and successful businessmen and how they’re too often wrongly...

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Part 5 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

In the next part of my conversation with Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, Steve talks about the importance and value of hard...

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Part 4 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

In part four of my interview series with Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, Steve recounts a remarkable and moving story about...

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Part 3 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, discusses in more detail how the policies of the federal government can have a profound...

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Part 2 of the Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

What if all Americans were forced to have VA health care? Steve Wynn explains how socialist policies like government-run health care have...

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Part 1 of The Bill Bennett Interview with Steve Wynn

Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, explains why Bernie Sanders and socialism are wrong for America and how Washington...

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