Musk’s comments came after Trump stormed the Tesla CEO Saturday march in Anchorage, Alaska.
“I don’t hate the guy, but it’s time for Trump to hang up his hat and sail till sunset,” Musk Wrote On Twitter late Monday evening. “Democrats should also call off the attack – don’t do it until Trump’s only way to survive is to reclaim the presidency.”
But it didn’t end there. Musk took another shot – at Trump’s age.
“Trump will be eighty-two at the end of the term, too old to be the CEO of anything, let alone the United States of America,” Musk continued. “if [Florida Gov. Ron] DeSantis competes against Biden in 2024, then DeSantis will win easily – he doesn’t even need to campaign.”
The SpaceX founder also responded to Trump’s assertion in his crowd that Musk told Trump he voted for him.
“Not right,” Musk announce.
A Trump spokesperson did not respond to the Daily Beast’s request for comment Monday night.
While Trump long ago Publicly raised run 2024 As for the White House, a source close to the former president recently told The Daily Beast that no formal decision has been made, adding: “It is a personal decision between [Trump] and his family.”
Nevertheless, the 45th president continued to organize large rallies, denouncing all the behavior of opponents – including the president of Tesla.
“Elon. Won’t buy Elon Twitter. Where have you heard that before?,” Trump said at his rally Saturday night, targeting Musk. refuses to buy it From the social media platform.
“You know, he said days ago, ‘Oh, I’ve never voted for my audience. ‘ I said, ‘I didn’t know it.’ He told me he voted for me. Trump added at the rally before Musk was ripped apart over his “corrupt” contract with Twitter.
The barbs were a diversion from the pair’s dynamic even just months ago. In May, musk Male at conference hosted by financial times That he would return the former president’s Twitter account if the takeover took place.
I think it wasn’t right to ban Donald Trump. I think that was a mistake because it alienated a large part of the country and ultimately didn’t result in a lack of a voice for Donald Trump.”
The Tesla CEO previously served on two of Trump’s presidential advisory boards. but, Resigned When the then president withdrew from the Paris Agreement, it was an international commitment to limiting the effects of climate change.
Recently, he was a billionaire tangled With the Biden administration, claiming that it has clearly overlooked Tesla when highlighting the efforts of US automakers to produce more green cars.
Seemingly tired of both leaders, Musk moved on to DeSantis. It remains to be seen how long this alliance will last.
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