"I think that both parties should declare the debt limit as a political weapon of mass destruction which can't be used," he said. "I mean, it is silly to have a country that has 237 years building up its reputation and then have people threaten to tear it down because they're not getting some other matter."
Who wouldn't ask the "Oracle of Omaha," who made his fortune investing, for a stock tip? Fans watching the interview needled Morgan via Twitter to ask the Nebraska billionaire how he would invest $1,000 right now.
Buffett's answer: "Well you asked," he coyly told Morgan. "You've done your job."
It seems investment advice doesn't come easy.
"I can't even get an answer to that question," Howard Graham Buffett joked.