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    Trump Meets With Elon Musk Amid Campaign Cash Crunch: Report

    By Brett Bachman,

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    Donald Trump met with billionaire Elon Musk Sunday in Palm Beach, Florida, along with several other big-money Republican donors, The New York Times reported. As the former president’s legal woes burn through money , Trump is “urgently seeking a cash infusion” for his 2024 presidential campaign , the newspaper wrote , and hopes that the meeting will lead to a windfall that helps propel him into a widely expected general election against current President Joe Biden . The former commander-in-chief has privately praised Musk—and though the Tesla CEO and owner of X, formerly known as Twitter, has been coy about whether or not he will officially back Trump in this year’s race, he has not been so shy about his increasingly alarmist attacks on Biden in recent weeks. It remains unclear whether Musk will open his pocketbook for the Republican frontrunner—though with a net worth estimated at close to $200 billion, he could easily erase Biden’s expected financial advantage single-handedly. Neither Trump nor Musk replied to the Times’ request for comment.

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