Video: Jim Cramer and Qualcomm's CEO Recap the Broadcom Saga

TheStreet's founder Jim Cramer and Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf recap Broadcom's quest to acquire Qualcomm during a discussion at The Deal's Corporate Governance Conference on Thursday.
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TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Qualcomm (QCOM) - Get Report CEO Steve Mollenkopf recap Broadcom's (AVGO) - Get Report quest to acquire Qualcomm during a discussion at The Deal's Corporate Governance Conference on Thursday.

The deal was blocked by President Trump. The important nature of 5G technology, which Qualcomm has exposure to, played a role in the White House's decision, according to Mollenkopf. 

"There are some technologies that are just so impactful - countries want to weigh in on them," Mollenkopf said.