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Musk Hoists GOP Banner, Tears Into Biden as US Probes His Empire

  • Tesla and SpaceX CEO has ramped up criticism of Democrats
  • Musk vows to vote Republican, says Biden captured by unions
Elon Musk 

Elon Musk 

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

The world’s most famous entrepreneur is ratcheting up a battle with its most powerful government, as Elon Musk sharpens his critiques of President Joe Biden and aligns himself with Republicans in an acrimonious US culture war.

Musk on Friday complained that the White House “has done everything it can to sideline & ignore Tesla.” That’s after saying earlier this week that he would vote Republican, an embrace of a new, more partisan identity for someone who has never fit neatly into Washington’s tribal politics.