Bloomberg Law
Jan. 27, 2023, 11:33 AM

HILL TECH & CYBER BRIEFING: Musk Meets McCarthy on Capitol Hill

Michaela Ross
Michaela Ross

Elon Musk made a surprise visit to Capitol Hill on Thursday and said he met with not one, but both top party leaders in the House.

On Twitter afterward, Musk said he had met with Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) “to discuss ensuring that this platform is fair to both parties.”

“He came to wish me a happy birthday,” said McCarthy, who turned 58 on Thursday. “We’ve been friends for years.”

Musk is a longtime McCarthy donor and urged voters last year to vote Republican. He attended a conference with McCarthy last year and ...