Elon Musk arrives for the 2022 Met Gala on the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022, in New York.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk blasted Joe Biden throughout an interview this week, saying the president is somebody who simply reads off a teleprompter and that his administration has didn’t get a lot accomplished.
“It’s hard to tell what Biden is doing to be totally frank,” Musk mentioned on a podcast recorded Monday night through the All-In Summit with Chamath Palihapitiya, Jason Calacanis, David Sacks and David Friedberg.
“The real president is whoever controls the teleprompter. The path to power is the path to the teleprompter. I do feel like if somebody were to accidentally lean on the teleprompter, it’s going to be like ‘Anchorman,'” Musk added, referring to the 2004 movie a few information anchor who will learn something written on the teleprompter even when it ruins his profession.
Musk, who says he has overwhelmingly voted for Democrats, has repeatedly criticized the president. He has appeared to be irritated by the truth that Biden has hosted a number of electrical automobile makers on the White House, however has excluded Tesla. In an e-mail to CNBC in February, Musk accused Biden of ignoring Tesla in favor of legacy automakers. At one level Musk, in a tweet, referred to as Biden a “damp sock puppet in human form.”
CNBC reported in March that Biden and his staff have been aggravated by Musk’s criticism.
“This administration, it doesn’t seem to get a lot done,” Musk added. “The Trump administration, leaving Trump aside, there were a lot of people in the administration who were effective at getting things done. This administration seems to not have the drive to just get s— done. That’s my impression.”
Fellow billionaire and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos additionally has criticized Biden and his administration in current days, particularly on the dealing with of inflation.
Michael Gwin, a White House spokesman, fired again at Musk for his feedback.
“Under President Biden, our economy has roared back with over eight million jobs created, unemployment plummeting, economic growth that outstrips our peer countries, and a historic investment in roads, bridges, ports, and a nationwide EV charging network,” Gwin wrote in an e-mail. “I think that’s ‘getting things done’ by any measure, but count us as unsurprised that an anti-labor billionaire would look for any opportunity to nip at the heels of the most pro-union and pro-worker President in modern history.”
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