Elon Musk defiantly defends himself in Tesla tweet trial
The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Elon Musk has concluded his testimony in a federal trial over a class-action lawsuit that alleges he misled Tesla shareholders with a tweet about an aborted buyout.
The billionaire insisted Tuesday in a San Francisco courtroom that he could have pulled the deal off if had he wanted.
It’s unlikely Musk will be summoned back to the witness stand during a trial expected to be turned over to a jury in early February.
The trial hinges on whether a pair of tweets by Musk in 2018 damaged Tesla shareholders during a period leading up to his admission that the buyout he had envisioned wasn’t going to happen.
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1/24/2023 3:49:41 PM (GMT -6:00)