(FreedomBeacon.com)- Twitter’s new “Chief Twit,” Elon Musk, is gearing up to make big changes to Twitter, including cutting more than half of the company’s employment, according to Summit News. Managers of the social media platform have reportedly been tasked with creating a list of employees to cut.
Musk finalized his deal with Twitter after purchasing it for $44 billion and immediately declared himself “Chief Twit” while ordering massive cuts to employment. He reportedly plans to drop 75% of the workforce of 7,500 employees, leaving just 2,000 remaining.
The layoffs have reportedly occurred before November 1, when employees are allegedly receiving stock grants; however, Musk has disputed this claim.
Upon strolling Twitter HQ, Musk was videoed carrying a sink, tweeting, “let that sink in!”
Musk has reportedly already fired Twitter’s chief executive, chief financial officer, and other executives.
As Musk finalized the deal with Twitter, an original report by Bloomberg stated that the administration is looking into investigating the billionaire over national security concerns, likely over his implication that he would withdraw Starlink satellite communications services from Ukraine. The report came after Musk allegedly spoke to Russia about peace in Ukraine, despite his denial over ever doing so.
The secret meeting between Musk and Putin allegedly centered around brokering peace between Russia and Ukraine, which critics of Musk say is a violation of the Logan Act, which is when a private citizen engages in negotiation with a foreign government.
“I have spoken to Putin only once and that was about 18 months ago,” Musk said. “The subject matter was space.”
When asked about the Bloomberg report, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said that “Those reportings [sic] are not true…The national security review—that is not true.”
The Daily Caller also picked up the Bloomberg report citing the possibility that the White House is looking to investigate Musk’s Twitter venture through the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) after the administration expanded the committee to include reviews of foreign investors with ties to foreign governments.