Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he’ll vote Republican throughout the subsequent election cycle.

Musk introduced his transition of political assist on Twitter Wednesday.

“Previously I voted Democrat, as a result of they have been (largely) the kindness celebration,” Musk wrote. “However they’ve turn into the celebration of division & hate, so I can not assist them and can vote Republican. Now, watch their soiled tips marketing campaign towards me unfold … ”

Tthe Republican Nationwide Committee congratulated Musk on the choice on Twitter.

“Welcome to the celebration,” the GOP account stated.

Previous to his announcement, Musk told his practically 100 million Twitter followers that he believed political assaults towards him would “escalate dramatically in coming months.”

Musk affirmed his new political affiliation a day earlier whereas talking at a tech business networking occasion in Miami on Monday.

Throughout that occasion, which was recorded for the “All-In” podcast, Musk claimed that Twitter had a liberal bias.

“The truth is that Twitter at this level, you understand, has a really far left bias,” Musk stated. “I’d classify myself as a average, neither Republican nor Democrat.”

“I’ve voted overwhelmingly for Democrats, traditionally,” he continued. “Like I’m unsure, I would by no means have voted for a Republican, simply to be clear,” he stated. “Now this election I’ll.”

The billionaire entrepreneur just lately tried to purchase Twitter in April, however the blockbuster deal is at the moment on hold over Musk’s concern about bot and spam accounts on the platform.