Elon Musk said he was a Secret Service 'special agent' when he donated to the Republican Party, an FEC filing shows
Elon Musksaid he was a "special agent" when he donated to the Republican Party in January.
FECfiling showed that Musk listed his employer as the US Secret Service.
- He had previously listed aerospace company
SpaceXas his employer on political donations.
Elon Musk has already changed his title at
Tesla and SpaceX did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.Read more: Elon Musk's mastery of memes proves Tesla will never have to pay for traditional marketing
The new FEC filings also showed that Musk listed his residence as Little Elm, a city in the wider Dallas area. Musk has been one of the driving forces behind the tech migration from Silicon Valley to the Lone Star State, and has said that he is trying to form a new city called Starbase at SpaceX's launch facilities in Texas.Musk has previously given to both Democrats and Republicans. He has donated to the presidential campaigns of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, and former President George W. Bush, FEC filings showed. He also made 14 donations of $2,800 each on November 2 to a range of both Democratic and Republican senators, including Michigan Sen. Gary Peters and Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan.
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