Expedia CEO takes dig at Trump in company's earnings call
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Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, a former Iranian refugee and outspoken critic of Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMnuchin knocks Greta Thunberg's activism: Study economics and then 'come back' to us The Hill's Morning Report - House prosecutes Trump as 'lawless,' 'corrupt' What to watch for on Day 3 of Senate impeachment trial MORE, took a dig at the president during an earnings call Thursday, saying he hoped he and those at his company would be "alive to see the end of next year."

"I want to say thank you to our global employee base for an improved 2016 and an improved end of the year. And hopefully we will all be alive to see the end of next year," Khosrowshahi said, according to CNBC reporter Steve Kopack.

Khosrowshahi's statement appeared to be a dig at the president. It was made during an earnings call that discussed the company's performance in the final quarter of 2016.


During the campaign, Khosrowshahi supported Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCollins walks impeachment tightrope Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti rips Sanders for 'inability to actually fight with bad actors' in party Hill.TV's Krystal Ball knocks Clinton's 'mean girl' comments against Sanders MORE, saying that Trump would be bad for the world and travel."

“I think where Trump just has it dead wrong is this is a world of us versus them,” Khosrowshahi said at a Geekwire Summit last year.  “We don’t believe in a world of us versus them; we look at the world as all of us together.”

Khosrowshahi also spoke out against Trump's executive order banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, calling it "reactionary versus visionary."