Book: Al Gore got Twitter founders drunk, tried to buy their company

10/18/2013 | CNNMoney

A new book recounts a meeting at which Al Gore plied Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone with "copious amounts of wine and Patron tequila" before attempting to buy the social network. The pair rejected Gore's advances, but the former vice president said there were no hard feelings. "They built that business into a fantastic success," Gore said. "I'm very bullish on Twitter."

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