Billionaire Elon Musk, CEO of Twitter, has said he has no plans to endorse any US presidential candidate yet. However, he wants to interview several candidates on Twitter so that the platform can be a “level playing field” where “all voices are heard”.
During the CEO Summit I organized Wall Street JournalAnd Elon Musk He did not respond when asked who he would support in the US presidential election, saying: “I will not support any particular candidate at this time. The billionaire made it clear that he wants to see a “relatively normal” candidate for the White House, one who “represents the moderate views” that Elon Musk considers to be the opinions of majority of the country.”
The Twitter CEO, who previously voted for and donated to Democratic candidates, is the latest billionaire to refrain from publicly supporting a Republican presidential candidate in the United States.
On the other hand, Elon Musk said he hopes Twitter can serve as a public forum for the 2024 presidential election. He added that it is important for Twitter to be “a level playing field, a place where all voices are heard, all with an unprecedented level of dynamic interaction.”
Elon Musk also added that he wants to interview candidates from across the political spectrum on Twitter, in addition to Ron DeSantiswho is expected to announce his campaign on Twitter Spaces during an off-the-record interview.
For several months, experts have been speculating about when Ron DeSantis will be considered the main rival of the former president Donald Trump As for the Republican nomination, he will officially begin his 2024 campaign. After learning Tuesday that Ron DeSantis will announce his campaign on Twitter the next day, Elon Musk said the event will be his “first on social media.” Ron DeSantis is also scheduled to appear on Fox News after being interviewed on Twitter Spaces to talk about his campaign.
According to the latest estimates ForbesElon Musk net worth $188.4 billionWhich makes him the second richest person in the world.
Translated article from the American magazine Forbes – Author: Molly Bohannon
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