Vivek Ramaswamy wants Elon Musk to be an advisor if he wins the election: report


Washington, Aug. 28: Fresh out of the first Republican primary debate, Indian-American candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has suggested that he would like to appoint Elon Musk as an advisor if he wins the 2024 presidential election.

Ramaswamy said he wanted to bring in people with a “fresh, empty impression,” after a voter at a town hall in Iowa asked the 38-year-old businessman last week where he would seek guidance if elected, The Hill reported, citing a source. NBC News Network. .

“I’ve enjoyed getting to know Elon Musk better lately, and I expect he’ll be an interesting advisor to me because he’s laid off 75 percent of the staff at Twitter,” Ramaswamy said.

Ramaswamy has previously praised Musk’s management of Company X, formerly Twitter, saying he would run government the way Musk runs the social media company.

“What he did on Twitter is a good example of what I want to do with the administrative state,” Ramaswamy said in an interview on Fox News last week.

“Cut off 75 percent of the static cost, and improve the actual experience of what you’re supposed to do. He put a big X on Twitter, I’m going to put a big X on administrative status,” he said, adding: “So, that’s what I’m talking about on Shared Tactics.” with Elon.”

Musk, who has previously pledged support for the governor of Florida. He called Ron DeSantis’ bid for the White House Ramaswamy “increasingly compelling” as the Indian-American faced off in his first political debate in Wisconsin to pick the 2024 GOP presidential nominee.

The tech billionaire also called the youngest presidential hopeful a “very promising candidate”, referring to Ramaswamy’s interview with talk show host Tucker Carlson.

Ramaswamy believes that the time has come for an “outsider” to reach the White House in 2024, and is almost tied with DeSantis for second place in the polls, beating fellow Indian-American Nikki Healy and former Vice President Mike Pence.

A Yahoo News-YouGov poll last week showed DeSantis second in the Republican race with 12 percent support, just four points ahead of Ramaswamy.

With a fortune of more than $950 million, Ramaswamy raised more than $450,000, with an average donation of $38, in the first hour after the Republican debate.

Additionally, he was the most searched Republican candidate on Google, followed by Haley, according to Fox News.



Source: IANS

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