“Political attacks on me will escalate dramatically in coming months,” he noted hours before disclosing his new party affiliation.
Musk’s admission comes just two days after he told the All-In podcast that despite “overwhelmingly” and “historically” voting for Democrats, which he said are “overly controlled by the unions and by the trial lawyers, particularly class-action lawyers,” he will be voting red in the next election.
“I might never have voted for a Republican, just to be clear,” Musk said. “Now this election I will.”
The Tesla CEO also took several jabs at President Joe Biden for failing to get anything done compared to the Trump administration.
“The real president is whoever controls the teleprompter,” Musk said. “The path to power is the path to the teleprompter.”
The Tesla CEO revealed this week that he will not go through with the deal unless Twitter can “show proof of <5%” spam accounts.
“My offer was based on Twitter’s SEC filings being accurate. Yesterday, Twitter’s CEO publicly refused to show proof of <5% [spam accounts]. This deal cannot move forward until he does,” Musk wrote on Tuesday morning.
When Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal claimed the company has a system designed to curb online bots, Musk replied with a poop emoji.
Jordan Boyd is a staff writer at The Federalist and co-producer of The Federalist Radio Hour. Her work has also been featured in The Daily Wire and Fox News. Jordan graduated from Baylor University where she majored in political science and minored in journalism. Follow her on Twitter @jordanboydtx.