According to a report from Fortune, the reason for Apple CEO Tim Cook’s visit to the Washington DC was to show key policymakers that they have an open line of communication to the Apple executive. There were online reports that that Cook met with House Speaker John Boehner as well as Senate Majority leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell.
When Apple co-founder Steve Jobs passed away last year, TIME magazine published a special edition to pay tribute to him. Later, when TIME magazine announced Jobs as a nominee for Person Of The Year Award, Most people were confident that he would win. However, Jobs lost that award to “The Protestor“.