Jim Cramer: The Belief That Business and Politics Don't Mix Is Outdated

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Hundreds of companies--including Amazon  (AMZN) - Get Report, General Motors  (GM) - Get Report, Google  (GOOGL) - Get Report, and Starbucks  (SBUX) - Get Report--have joined a statement led by Kenneth Chenault, a former American Express  (AXP) - Get Report executive, and Ken Frazier, CEO of Merck  (MRK) - Get Report.

Aside from just companies, people such as Warren Buffett signed on. Buffett, who did not sign on for Berkshire Hathaway, has long been a believer that business and politics should not mix. 

But is the tide changing?

Watch the video above for Jim Cramer's take.

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