Dallas Mavericks owner and "Shark Tank" creator Mark Cuban seems to have recently endured "a political change of heart."
Cuban's backing of the deal wasn't particularly controversial or unexpected.
But what he said just beforehand sure was…
Mark Cuban Shocks the Media with Unforeseen Niceties
Pre-testimony, Cuban spoke to CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report." And it was during this segment that the reality star likened President-elect Donald Trump to a "number one draft pick."
"He's who we put our hopes and dreams with. Now it is easier because we haven't played a game yet," Cuban, a longtime supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, said. "No reason to rush to judgment or come to any conclusions now. Let's see what happens starting Jan. 21 and we'll go from there."
Cuban's "no reason to rush to judgment" suggestion directly contradicted previous statements he'd made over the course of a year.
In fact, the Shark Tank star spent the better part of 2016 lambasting the president-elect during his campaign – even going so far as to predict an entire industry's upheaval under a President Donald Trump…