August 2019

Elon Musk Is Supporting Andrew Yang for President

On Twitter, the Tesla CEO wrote, "I support Yang," in reference to a recent post by the 2020 candidate.Yang, a 44-year-old venture capitalist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, is considered to be a long shot to win the Democratic nomination.Musk's support could be due to their shared beliefs on universal basic income and automation's impact on America's economy.Soon after Elon's Tweet, Yang thanked Musk for the bolster on the social media platform.Thank you Elon — this means a great deal. Congrats on building the future, Andrew Yang, via Twitter.In regards to his political affiliations, Musk confirmed last year that he is a registered independent.Am registered independent [and] politically moderate. Doesn’t mean I’m moderate about all issues, Elon Musk, via Twitter