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Musk Faces Judge Doubtful Go-Private Tesla Tweet Was True

  • Investors allege 2018 Twitter post was ‘indisputably false’
  • ‘I do worry about dissecting it too much,’ Musk’s lawyer says
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Elon MuskPhotographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg
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Elon Musk’s assertion that his now-infamous 2018 tweet about taking Tesla Inc. private was true drew skepticism from a judge.

The billionaire and his electric-car company may soon be headed to trial in a fight with shareholders who allege the Twitter post cost them billions of dollars in losses.