Elon Musk Thanks Trump for Telling California They Should Let Tesla Open the Plant

Tesla Chief Elon Musk thanked President Trump for backing his plan to open the California Tesla plant.

Trump tweeted “California should let Tesla & @elonmusk open the plant, NOW. It can be done Fast & Safely!”

to which Elon Musk responded “Thank you!”

One Twitter user responded:

You just agreed with Donald trump.
…Let that sink in, Elon.

to which Musk replied:

Those who always disagree have a closed mind … but, by their very nature, that won’t sink in (sigh)


Tuesday evening Musk tweeted:

Earlier in the day, Musk wrote:

Tesla is restarting production today against Alameda County rules. I will be on the line with everyone else. If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me.

He also answered a question from Michelle and wrote:

Yes, California approved, but an unelected county official illegally overrode. Also, all other auto companies in US are approved to resume. Only Tesla has been singled out. This is super messed up!