Yang commits to electric presidential fleet

Yang commits to electric presidential fleet
© Greg Nash

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangYang cautions Democrats: Impeachment might not be 'successful' Yang defends Gabbard: She 'deserves much more respect' Super PAC seeks to spend more than million supporting Yang 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 MuskHillicon Valley: Google, Reddit to testify on tech industry protections | Trump joins Amazon-owned Twitch | House to vote on bill to combat foreign interference NASA targeting early 2020 for first manned SpaceX mission Hillicon Valley: Senate Intel report urges action to prevent 2020 Russian meddling | Republicans warn Microsoft of 'urgent' Huawei threat | Court rules FBI surveillance violated Americans' rights 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.