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Musk stands firm after ‘vote Republican in midterms’ uproar


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The tycoon was heavily criticized for his intervention, himself the owner of a critical social media outlet that is supposed to be non-partisan.

A new statement was made by the owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, after the flurry of backlash he caused on Monday for urging users of the platform to vote for Republican candidates for the US Congress in today’s midterm elections!

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“To independent voters: Shared power curbs the worst excesses of both parties, so I recommend voting for a Republican Congress, since the presidency is a Democrat” Musk claimed on Twitter on Monday.

“Hard-line Democrats or Republicans never vote for the other side, so independent voters are the ones who actually decide who’s in charge!” he added.

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New statement

The tycoon was criticized fiercely for his intervention, being himself the owner of a critical social media that must be partisan neutral. After the uproar, Elon Musk hit back on Tuesday, not backing down from his earlier statement, limiting himself to saying he might vote Democratic in the… future.

“To be clear, my historical party affiliation has been Independent, with a voting history actually entirely Democratic until this year

“And I’m open to the idea of ​​voting Democratic again in the future” Musk said in his tweets.

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