Elon Musk creates Twitter poll on $1.7T spending bill, says it’s ‘unlikely’ in best interest of the people

Billionaire Elon Musk shared his thoughts Tuesday night on the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill by Congress.

The Twitter chief put up a poll up on the social media site asking people if the bill should be approved and offered his own thoughts on it.

The poll asked: “Should Congress approve the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill?” As of early Wednesday morning, more than 1.6 million Twitter users voted and 75.4% said “no,” while 24.6% said “yes.”

Musk shared his own opinion on the matter writing, “I’m in favor of a small spending bill to keep things running, but common sense suggests that it be the least amount required through the holidays.”

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Elon Musk’s Twitter profile is seen on a smartphone placed on printed Twitter logos in this picture illustration. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo/File Photo / Reuters Photos)

He further slammed the bill saying, “Railroading through a giant spending bill that almost no one has read is unlikely to be in the best interests of the people.”

Federal lawmakers made the massive $1.7 trillion spending bill public on Tuesday morning. Lawmakers have until the end of the week to pass the proposed legislation that would fund the government through September.

A deal is needed in order to avoid a government shutdown.

Some lawmakers voiced complaints about the turnaround time to read the 4,155 page bill that contains $858 billion in defense spending and $772.5 billion in non-defense discretionary spending.

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Musk has been presenting polls and results on various topics including the recent one asking of he should step down as CEO of Twitter.

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The massive $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill contains $858 billion in defense spending and $772.5 billion in non-defense discretionary spending. (Fox News Photo Illustration / Fox News)

After the poll ended, 57.5% voted in the affirmative.

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Musk followed through on his promise tweeting, “I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone foolish enough to take the job!”

FOX Business’ Aislinn Murphy contributed to this report.

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