Elon Musk Reveals Occasional Calls with Trump at Tesla Shareholder Meeting

During Tesla’s shareholder meeting, CEO Elon Musk discussed his interactions with former President Trump, revealing that Trump occasionally calls him without any specific reason.

Musk described Trump as cordial during these calls and mentioned discussing topics like the future potential of electric vehicles (EVs) in America. Musk noted that many of Trump’s associates now own Teslas and expressed Trump’s enthusiasm for Tesla’s Cybertruck.

This revelation follows reports from The Wall Street Journal about a perceived alliance between Musk and Trump, with speculation that Trump might consider offering Musk an advisory role if re-elected. However, Musk did not directly address these rumors during the meeting.

Elon Musk
Elon Musk

In addition to discussing his interactions with Trump, the shareholder meeting saw Tesla investors voting to reinstate Musk’s $56 billion compensation package, which had been contested in court, and approving a change in the company’s state of incorporation from Delaware to Texas.

Musk’s remarks provide insight into his occasional communications with Trump, highlighting discussions on EVs and Trump’s personal affinity for Tesla products, particularly the Cybertruck. The meeting underscored Tesla’s ongoing corporate decisions and the CEO’s engagement with prominent political figures like Trump.

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