President Trump railed in opposition to Twitter Friday night time, blasting the social media large for “banning free speech” and hinting that he “may have an enormous announcement quickly” through which he’ll designate another platform to hold his messages.
“We won’t be SILENCED!” he mentioned — resorting to an old style press launch to get the assertion out.
“Twitter shouldn’t be about FREE SPEECH,” he wrote.
“They’re all about selling a Radical Left Platform the place a number of the most vicious individuals on the planet are allowed to talk freely.”
Trump needed to launch the assertion on to reporters overlaying the White Home.
Earlier Friday, Twitter banned his civilian, @RealDonaldTrump account solely.
And when he tried to concern Friday night time’s assertion on his authorities @POTUS account, Twitter censored it, whereas leaving the account on-line.
Muzzled on one account and censored on the opposite, Trump’s assertion lasted concerning the size of three of his previously beloved tweets:
“As I’ve been saying for a very long time, Twitter has gone additional and additional in banning free speech, and tonight, Twitter staff have coordinated with the Democrats and the Radical Left in eradicating my account from their platform, to silence me — and YOU, the 75,000,000 nice patriots who voted for me. Twitter could also be a non-public firm, however with out the federal government’s reward of Part 230 they might not exist for lengthy.
“I predicted this is able to occur. We’ve been negotiating with numerous different websites, and may have an enormous announcement quickly, whereas we additionally take a look at the chances of constructing out our personal platform within the close to future. We won’t be SILENCED!
“Twitter shouldn’t be about FREE SPEECH. They’re all about selling a Radical Left platform the place a number of the most vicious individuals on the planet are allowed to talk freely.