Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has rubbished a report by a US each day that claimed former President Donald Trump, who has been completely banned from Twitter, “inspired” him to purchase the micro-blogging website. Mr Musk has referred to as the report “false”.
The report within the New York Put up quoted Devin Nunes, the CEO of Donald Trump’s personal social media app Fact Social, as saying that the previous president “inspired Elon Musk to purchase it (Twitter) as a result of somebody has to tackle these tech tyrants.”
When the US each day shared its story on Twitter, Elon Musk replied, “That is false. I’ve had no communication, instantly or not directly, with [Donald] Trump, who has publicly said that he can be completely on Fact Social”.
That is false. I’ve had no communication, instantly or not directly, with Trump, who has publicly said that he can be completely on Fact Social.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 6, 2022
Final month, Elon Musk purchased Twitter in an all-cash deal price $44 billion. The cube started to roll for the deal in early April when the Tesla Boss disclosed that he was Twitter’s largest particular person shareholder with 9 % stake within the firm. Quickly he agreed to affix Twitter’s Board however backed out of it inside per week of accepting the provide.
Mr Musk has pitched his Twitter deal as a transfer to guard free speech, accusing the highest executives of the corporate of far-fetched censorship. The SpaceX chief is but to obviously lay out his plans on how he needs to vary Twitter.
In the meantime, hypothesis swirled whether or not Donald Trump would return to Twitter below the brand new management.
The social media platform banned Donald Trump in January 2021, following the violence at US Capitol by his followers.