US billionaire Elon Musk has slammed US President Joe Biden after the latter omitted Tesla’s name from a post discussing the future of electric vehicles in the US.
Tesla CEO Musk was apparently upset after the US president excluded the electric vehicle maker’s name in a Twitter post where he said: “Companies like GM and Ford are building more electric vehicles here in house than ever.
In response to Biden’s Twitter post about future electric vehicles in the United States, Musk wrote the name “Tesla” in all caps. In another tweet, he said: “Biden is a wet sock puppet in human form.”
Musk also said that “Biden is treating the American public like a fool.”
He made the comments after the US president met with executives from rival car companies General Motors and Ford Motor earlier this week.
The blow comes after Biden invited the CEOs of General Motors and Ford to the White House along with other business leaders to discuss his administration’s Build Back Better legislation.
Interestingly, Biden invited executives from these companies last year when he signed an executive order with the goal of making all vehicles sold in the US electric by 2030.
However, Musk, who is critical of the Biden administration, was omitted from the list.
In September, the CEO of Tesla had said that the Biden administration was “a little biased” and “seems to be” controlled by the unions, reported Fox News.
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