If you can join them, you can try beating them, too. Today SpaceX and Tesla signed on to the legal fight against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, even though the companies’ billionaire CEO, Elon Musk, is a member of Trump’s business advisory council.
Tech wizard Elon Musk’s fans hang on his every word when he tweets about the next SpaceX launch, or about the next Tesla electric car – or, it turns out, about President Donald Trump and America’s legal system.
His status as a Trump adviser has generated some pushback from his fans, and today’s tweets touched on the reasons why he’s remaining on the council even though he disagrees with the president’s views on immigration. Here’s an effort to untangle the Twitter threads that the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla spun with his followers today.
Billionaire techie Elon Musk is staying on President Donald Trump’s business advisory council, even after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down due to widespread criticism of the president’s immigration ban.
Today, Musk had a chance to air his concerns at the White House – and said afterward that he thinks “there will be progress on this matter” beyond what’s happening in court.
Alabama GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions faced a wide range of questions during today’s Senate hearing on his confirmation as attorney general, including a few that point to potential pressure points in Washington state and other parts of Cascadia.
We’ll focus on three of them here: marijuana, immigration issues and cybersecurity issues.