U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets reporters as he arrives for a vote at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. November 1, 2021.
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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sparred with Senator Bernie Sanders over tax policy this weekend on Twitter, and tried to provoke him again on Monday morning.
According to his website, the independent Senator (who generally caucuses with Democrats) is a proponent of transitioning the U.S. energy system to renewables, providing $200 billion to a Green Climate Fund, and other environment-oriented policies that would serve Tesla well.
But he is also a proponent of hiking taxes for the super-rich, as is Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden,…