Tesla’s billionaire CEO Elon Musk, who dumped billions of dollars in Tesla shares since last week, mocked Bernie Sanders on Twitter over the weekend after the U.S. Senator reiterated his calls for more taxes on the rich.
“We must demand that the extremely rich pay their fair share. Punkt “, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) tweeted On Saturday, he reiterated his stance that the US government should raise taxes on America’s richest people.
80 year old Sanders, Musk., Targeted responded on Sunday with the words: “I keep forgetting that you are still alive.”
“Should I sell more shares, Bernie? Just say the word. . . “Musk ridiculedsays in a follow-up tweet that Sanders is “a taker, not a maker”.
The Tesla boss as the richest person in the world – worth more than 264 billion US dollars, according to data Forbes“Has become a central figure in the ongoing billionaire tax debate in Washington.
Musk has dumped Tesla stock since last week after committing to follow results from a. to keep Twitter poll and sell 10% of his stake – although he has not yet reached that mark.
The Tesla billionaire has sold nearly $ 7 billion worth of shares in the electric vehicle maker so far, which caused Tesla shares to fall around 15% last week.