Yang commits to electric presidential fleet

Yang commits to electric presidential fleet
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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangYang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Biden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee Delaney to DNC: Open second debate stage for candidates who qualified for past events MORE told Georgetown University students Thursday he would electrify the entire presidential motorcade if elected president. 

“If you are president of the United States, will you lead by example and order an electric presidential vehicle?” a student asked Yang at a MSNBC town hall.

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The tech entrepreneur, who previously promoted an endorsement by Tesla founder Elon MuskElon Reeve MuskElon Musk wins lawsuit brought by British cave diver he called a 'pedo guy' Hillicon Valley: Dueling bills set stage for privacy debate | Google co-founders step down from parent company | Advocates rally for self-driving car bill | Elon Musk defamation trial begins | Lawsuit accuses TikTok of sharing data with China Elon Musk begins trial in defamation lawsuit over 'pedo guy' tweet MORE, said he would.

"I’ll do better. If I’m president, the entire White House motor pool will be electric," Yang said.

The presidential motorcade often involves limousines and several large SUVs, along with security on motorcycles.