Warren Buffett believes America has 'never been greater'

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Warren Buffett Believes America Has 'Never Been Greater'

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is optimistic about America's future. The CEO of Berkshire Hathaway recently spoke at Fortune's Most Powerful Women conference and was quoted as saying, "America's great now. It's never been greater."

While he seems to be challenging Donald Trump's presidential slogan, Buffett also went on to add, "Our kids are going to live so much better than we do now."

In terms of the current economy, he referenced key indicators of growth like the improving housing market and strong furniture sales.

CNN notes that the 82-year old has long been a supporter of the U.S. economy, even writing about buying American during the 2008 financial crisis.

Buffett also weighed in on politics, continuing his support of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton who, according to him, has the best chance of winning if the Democrats can get a strong turn out. On the other hand, he believes the Republican party has split into two distinct groups, adding, "You're witnessing a quiet revolution in terms of how America will be governed. It's not a two-party system now."

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Warren Buffett believes America has 'never been greater'
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (L) cofers with billionaire investor Warren Buffet (R) during a meeting with Wall Street investors at the Ritz Carlton hotel February 25, 2004 in New York City. AFP PHOTO/POOL/Kathy WILLENS (Photo credit should read KATHY WILLENS/AFP/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND - MARCH 25: Philanthropist Warren Buffet (C) wears a LeBron James Witness tee-shirt as he cheers for the Cleveland Cavaliers during a game against the Denver Nuggets March 25, 2007 at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)
Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., right, speaks to David Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of the Carlyle Group, during the Economic Club of Washington dinner event in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Buffett said he doesn't expect another U.S. recession unless Europe's crisis spreads. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 18: Billionaire investor Warren Buffett speaks at an event called, 'Detroit Homecoming' September 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The purpose of the invitation-only event of Detroit expatriats is to give the group a chance to reconnect, reinvest and reinvent with their hometown. The topic of Buffet's conversation was, 'Why I'm Bullish on Detroit.' (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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