It turns out that former President Trump approached Elon Musk about acquiring Truth Social

It has been revealed that former President of the United States Donald Trump has approached Elon Musk, the owner of X, about acquiring the SNS ``Truth Social'', which he has been operating since 2021.

Trump asked Musk to buy Truth Social last year in new revelation - The Washington Post

Trump reportedly asked Musk to buy Truth Social last year • The Register

According to The Washington Post, which heard from two people familiar with the topic, the acquisition talks surfaced around the summer of 2023.

Trump and Musk have a relatively good relationship. Mr. Trump once had his Twitter (currently However, Trump did not return to Twitter even after the suspension was lifted.

Elon Musk revives former President Trump's Twitter account, but he has no intention of returning - GIGAZINE

While away from Twitter, Trump himself launched an SNS called ``Truth Social'' as ``a social media platform free of political discrimination.''

Donald Trump announces new social media 'TRUTH Social' - GIGAZINE

Regarding Trump's move to give up his SNS that he had created, The Washington Post points out Mr. Trump's financial problems. The New York State Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Mr. Trump on charges that he overstated the value of his assets and obtained illegal profits when receiving loans. A judgment has been issued ordering payment.

New York District Court orders Trump to pay $350 million and bans him from running a business for three years | Reuters

Although talk of acquiring Truth Social seems to have leaked, the close relationship between Mr. Trump and Mr. Musk appears to have continued, with Mr. Trump meeting with Mr. Musk and influential Republican supporters in March 2024. It is reported that this has been done.

Donald Trump, Seeking Cash Infusion, Meets With Elon Musk - The New York Times

'To be clear, I have not donated to any presidential candidates,' Musk wrote on X.

Shannon Devine of the Trump Media & Technology Group, which owns Truth Social, was asked by The Washington Post to comment on the acquisition of Truth Social, and said, ``Mr. Trump and Mr. Musk have discussed acquiring The Washington Post and decided that it was not worth it.'' I heard that he did,' he reportedly replied.

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