Senate Dems considering calling Elon Musk to testify on Twitter buy

Posted on AllSides April 29th, 2022
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Tesla has once again been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission over CEO Elon Musk’s Twitter habits. (REUTERS/Michele Tantussi/File Photo / Reuters Photos)

Some Senate Democrats are reportedly considering calling on Tesla CEO Elon Musk to testify about his plans with Twitter after he reached a $44 billion deal to buy the social media giant. 

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., told Bloomberg in an interview published Thursday: "We’re thinking about" the possibility of hearings. 

The Senate Commerce Committee, which Cantwell is Chair, has held hearings with former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai. 

Commerce Committee member Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., called Twitter "central to democracy and our economy." 

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