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Yang commits to electric presidential fleet

Yang commits to electric presidential fleet
© Greg Nash

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangGroups seek to get Black vote out for Democrats in Georgia runoffs Media and Hollywood should stop their marching-to-Georgia talk Andrew Yang: Democrats need to adopt message that government is 'working for them' 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 MuskOn the Money: Dow breaks 30,000 for first time as Biden transition ramps up | Consumer confidence falls as COVID-19 rages | Grocery, retail workers urge reinstatement of hazard pay ahead of holiday rush Elon Musk passes Bill Gates to become world's second-richest person in Bloomberg rankings SpaceX capsule arrives at International Space Station 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.