Donald Trump attacked Elon Musk throughout a rally in Anchorage, Alaska on Saturday, calling the tech mogul a “bullshit artist.”
The second got here as the previous president touted his right-wing social community Reality Social, calling it “sizzling as a pistol.” He then in contrast his nascent platform to the Tesla Motors CEO’s bid to purchase Twitter for $44 billion — a deal Musk is now trying to terminate. “I let you know what — Elon… Elon is just not gonna purchase Twitter!” he proclaimed after mistakenly calling the House X founder “Leon.” “The place did you hear that earlier than? From me. From me.”
“Nah, he’s acquired himself a large number,” Trump continued. “You already know, he stated the opposite day, ‘Oh, I’ve by no means voted for a Republican.’ I stated, ‘I didn’t know that, he instructed me he voted for me.’ So he’s one other bullshit artist, however he’s not gonna be shopping for it. He’s not gonna be shopping for it. Though he may later, who the hell is aware of what’s gonna occur. He’s acquired a reasonably rotten contract. I checked out his contract, not a very good contract. However he’s not…Join Reality.”
Watch moments from Trump deride Musk after the bounce.
Although Trump didn’t point out it throughout his remarks, he was additionally doubtless incensed by Musk’s latest endorsement of Republican rival, Ron DeSantis. Final month, Musk stated he was “leaning in the direction of” backing the Florida governor if he decides to problem Trump and launch a bid for president in 2024.
Trump on Elon Musk: “You already know, he stated the opposite day, Oh, I’ve by no means voted for a Republican. I stated, I did not know that, he instructed me he voted for me. So he is one other bullshit artist.” pic.twitter.com/1cBiZsX1BJ
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) July 10, 2022