Donald Trump and different conservatives are crying censorship over Twitter’s suspension of Pennsylvania State Sen. Doug Mastriano, whose account was disabled after his partaking in a listening to on the president’s claims of voter fraud.
“Wow! Twitter bans extremely revered Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano after he did an important job of main a listening to on the 2020 Election fraud,” the president tweeted on Friday.
Twitter and “the pretend information,” blasted Trump, are “working collectively” to “silence the reality.”
“Can’t let that occur. That is what communist international locations do!” he added. The tweet has been flagged by Twitter with a disclaimer studying, “This declare about election fraud is disputed,” a message lots of Trump’s tweets have been given since election day.
Wow! Twitter bans extremely revered Pennsylvania State Senator Doug Mastriano after he did an important job of main a listening to on the 2020 Election fraud. They and the Faux Information, working collectively, need to SILENCE THE TRUTH. Can’t let that occur. That is what Communist international locations do!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2020
Mastriano, who nonetheless has entry to a second account used for extra skilled functions, tweeted concerning the suspension on Friday too, claiming it was “censorship.”
“This censorship is unacceptable in America. A nation that I served for many of my grownup life,” he wrote.
Mastriano claims Twitter’s objective in suspending his private account is to forestall him from posting to his Senate account.
“To silence our voice,” he mentioned.
This censorship is unacceptable in America. A nation that I served for many of my grownup life… The purpose of Twitter suspending this private account is to forestall me from posting to my Senate account— to silence our voice. pic.twitter.com/ZqxUCcUxo6
— Senator Doug Mastriano (@SenMastriano) November 27, 2020
Wednesday’s voter fraud listening to, led by Mastriano, included Trump’s legal professionals, primarily Rudy Giuliani, laying out allegations of voter fraud in Pennsylvania and different states based mostly on affidavits from witnesses. It additionally included a cellphone name from the president himself the place he claimed he’d received the election “by lots” regardless of official reporting.
“I imply, I don’t even know the way this occurred in America,” Mastriano mentioned on the listening to. “We will ship, 50 years in the past, males to the moon, however we are able to’t have a protected, safe election in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania? What’s occurring right here?”
Mastriano’s suspension got here not lengthy after the Wednesday listening to, main many to attach the 2 occasions and present help for the state senator on social media.
Twitter has but to make an official touch upon the matter. Mastriano’s suspended account merely has a message from Twitter slapped on it that reads: “Twitter suspends accounts that violate the Twitter Guidelines.”
COL Mastriano is definitely some of the highly-decorated and well-credentialed members of any state legislature At this time, Twitter suspended him for no cause in anyway after he led a committee listening to that featured the President of the United State @DougMastrianopic.twitter.com/VLjYf8GAZI
— Jack Posobiec ???????? (@JackPosobiec) November 26, 2020
You must watch this and retweet! Senator Mastriano mentioned all of it yesterday on the listening to in Pennsylvania! Now he has been suspended from Twitter! pic.twitter.com/lJuJApRDLu
— Squirrel Mama (@Squirrels_Mama) November 26, 2020
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