Tesla boss Elon Musk blasts Biden, Democrats on Twitter
TeslaElon Musk, the CEO, attacked Friday’s Biden administration as well as Democrats TwitterThe world’s wealthiest man has doubled down his vow to vote for Republicans.
Musk tweeted that the Biden administration was doing everything it could to ignore Tesla despite their dominance of the electric car industry.
Musk is trying to purchase Twitter at an increasing cost for $44 billion. He suggested that Democrats might target him by launching a defamatory campaign following his announcement that he will vote for GOP candidates.
“In the past, I voted Democrat because they (mostly) were the kindness party. But they have become the party of division & hate, so I can no longer support them and will vote Republican,” Musk tweeted Thursday.
“Now, watch their dirty tricks campaign against me unfold …,” he wrote, ending the tweet with a “popcorn” emoji.
Hours later Thursday, Business Insider published a bombshell reportMusk was accused in exposing his genitals during an interview with a flight attendant onboard a private plane. He asked for a complete body massage while on a SpaceX flight. For her to consent to his sexual desires, the report stated that Musk offered her to purchase a horse.
Musk denied the woman’s claims. Insider reports that the women were described in a written statement from a friend, which was submitted by her to support a complaint she made to SpaceX’s Human Resources department.
SpaceX and Musk have not denied Business Insider’s report stating that SpaceX, the aerospace company he started, paid the woman $250,000 for her silence following his allegations.
Musk in a tweet wrote, “The attacks against me should be viewed through a political lens – this is their standard (despicable) playbook – but nothing will deter me from fighting for a good future and your right to free speech.”
Musk said that he expects a campaign of “dirty tactics against me” because he made his decision to vote Republican. The Democratic Podcaster Jon Favreau reacted by threatening Musk.
Favreau was the speechwriter for President Barack Obama. Barack Obama.
“I am not certain that this will benefit the cause to which you and others have dedicated so much of your life, but it is possible that some people might notice you on Twitter. Favreau wrote.
Musk responded Friday by writing “Hi Jon!” You’re a good dude, but obv die-hard Dem, so have to support the party, but this Adminstration has done everything it can to sideline & ignore Tesla, even though we have made twice as many EVs as rest of US industry combined.”
Musk stated earlier this week that he will be a “moderate, neither Republican nor Democrat” who has “overwhelmingly” voted in favor of Democrats.
“I could never vote Republican. What about this election? Musk stated at the event, “I will.”
He stated that the Democratic Party was being controlled overtly by unions, trial lawyers and class-action attorneys.
Musk has been a beef with Biden since August last year. He was not invited to President Joe Biden’s signing ceremony for an executive order that called on automakers to sell more electric vehicles — but executives from General Motors, FordThey were Chrysler.
Musk wrote, “Yeah! It seems strange that Tesla was not invited.”
In February, it was reported that Biden did not plan to invite Musk for White House meetings.
Musk told CNBC in emails that same month that Biden was ignoring TeslaInstead, pay more attention to the legacy automakers
“The idea of a feud doesn’t quite fit. Biden has repeatedly ignored Tesla and falsely claimed that GM controls the electric vehicle industry. Musk, however, stated the same thing in an email.
Musk, Mary Barra (GM CEO), and other high-ranking auto executives met last month to discuss the possibility of electric vehicle charging stations.
— Additional reporting by Lora KolodnyAnd Brian Schwartz