Musk Says U.S. Shouldn’t Pass Biden Bill Aiming to Boost EVs (1)

Dec. 7, 2021, 2:35 PM

Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk spoke out in opposition to President Joe Biden’s signature economic package, questioning the need for legislation that would support electric-car adoption due to concerns government spending is out of control.

“Honestly, I would just can this whole bill,” Tesla’s chief executive officer said late Monday, during a remote appearance at a Wall Street Journal conference. “Don’t pass it. That’s my recommendation.”

Musk’s stance would seem to be in conflict with Tesla’s stated mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. But the last several years, the company has been competing at ...

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