Elon Musk spoke at GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's Wyoming retreat on same day Liz Cheney lost primary


Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, attended a fundraiser retreat in Wyoming that was hosted by Republican House Leader Kevin McCarthy, Fox News has learned.

The event was held at a resort in Teton Village, near Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and happened on the same day Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney lost a primary election to Trump-backed Republican nominee Harriet Hageman.

A source told Fox News that McCarthy and Musk led a fireside chat with supporters, House members and Republican candidates.

The event was closed to the press.

The National Republican Congressional Committee fundraising event was hosted "practically in Cheney's backyard," Business Insider reported.

The event comes as Musk has embraced the Republican Party in recent months and has become more politically vocal over Twitter. Musk is currently embroiled in a legal battle over his $44 billion deal to purchase the social media giant.

Publicly, McCarthy refused to confirm or deny Musk’s attendance at the event. The Republican leader clarified that the event was open for "members, donors and candidates."... (Read more)

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