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    Elon Musk himself promptly thanked Trump on behalf of the Tesla team, adding that they look forward to “building Giga Texas”.

    US President Donald Trump praised famous tech entrepreneur Elon Musk for agreeing to build a Tesla factory in Texas.

    Delivering his regards in his trademark style – via Twitter – Trump said that the factory is "expected to be the largest auto plant anywhere in the world".

    "He kept his word to me. Texas & Tesla are big winners. MADE IN THE USA!”, the US president wrote.

    ​Musk himself promptly thanked Trump on behalf of the Tesla team, adding that they "look forward to building Giga Texas".

    ​As Fox News points out, Musk had previously “threatened to pull most Tesla operations out of Northern California”, mentioning the restrictions imposed by the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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