‘Can’t sue your way to the moon’

The house race between Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos is getting private once more. 

The Tesla CEO slammed the Amazon founder on Tuesday over a number of authorized fights between the 2 billionaires’ house ventures. 

“You cannot sue your way to the Moon, no matter how good your lawyers are,” Musk stated.

Musk made the feedback in an interview with the journalist Kara Swisher, who had requested him a few lawsuit Bezos’ Blue Origin filed in August in opposition to NASA over the company’s determination to present a $2.9 billion moon lander contract to Musk’s SpaceX.

Amazon additionally filed a criticism in opposition to SpaceX with the Federal Communications Fee the identical month, urging the regulator to reject SpaceX’s plan to launch extra satellites as a part of its satellite tv for pc web enterprise.

Swisher requested Musk if he had personally spoken to Bezos in regards to the difficulty. 

“Not verbally, just… subtweets,” Musk replied. 

It’s not the primary time Musk has taunted Bezos over his authorized maneuvers. 

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In August, the Tesla CEO accused Bezos of getting stepped down as Amazon CEO to be able to spend his time submitting lawsuits in opposition to SpaceX.

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has picked legal fights with Elon Musk's SpaceX.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin has picked authorized fights with Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
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“Turns out Besos retired in order to pursue a full-time job filing lawsuits against SpaceX…” Musk wrote on Twitter — misspelling Bezos’ identify, as an alternative writing the Spanish phrase for “kisses.”

Blue Origin didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon Musk’s musings. 

Musk — who not too long ago who not too long ago revealed that he’s “semi-separated” from Canadian singer Grimes — routinely jockeys with Bezos for the title of world’s wealthiest man and presently occupies the highest spot, based on Forbes. Musk is price $200.3 billion in comparison with Bezos’ $193.1 billion, the journal estimates. 

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SpaceX and Blue Origin are combating over the way forward for house.
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A surge in Tesla inventory most not too long ago catapulted Musk previous Bezos on Monday.

When the journal requested him for touch upon the event, Musk quipped, “I’m sending a giant statue of the digit ‘2’ to Jeffrey B., along with a silver medal.” 

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Elsewhere in Tuesday’s interview, Musk accused the Biden administration of being “biased” in opposition to Tesla and “controlled by unions.” 

Specifically, he criticized an August electrical car summit on the White Home to which different automakers had been invited. 

Elon Musk accused the Biden administration of being “biased” against Tesla and “controlled by unions.”
Elon Musk accused the Biden administration of being “biased” in opposition to Tesla and “controlled by unions.” 

On the occasion, the White Home “didn’t mention Tesla once and praised GM and Ford for leading the EV revolution,” based on Musk. 

“Does that sound maybe a little biased?” he added. “Not the friendliest administration, seems to be controlled by unions.”

Elon Musk said it's "not possible" to destroy cryptocurrencies.
Elon Musk stated it’s “not possible” to destroy cryptocurrencies.

Musk has tussled with union advocates up to now. Earlier this 12 months, the Nationwide Labor Relations Board ordered Musk to delete a tweet that the regulator stated amounted to retaliate in opposition to Tesla staff by pulling their inventory choices in the event that they unionize. 

“Nothing stopping Tesla team at our car plant from voting union. Could do so tmrw if they wanted. But why pay union dues & give up stock options for nothing?” reads the tweet, which Musk has nonetheless not deleted. 

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Musk additionally weighed in on how bitcoin and different cryptocurrencies ought to be regulated. 

“It is not possible to, I think, destroy crypto, but it is possible for governments to slow down its advancement,” stated Musk. 

Musk was then requested what the US authorities ought to do to control the cryptocurrency house — which critics level out is rife with scams, fraud and cash laundering. 

“I would say, ‘Do nothing,’” stated Musk, who personally owns cryptocurrencies and has overseen billions of {dollars} in crypto purchases by Tesla.