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Twitter Under Musk Risks Ending Trump’s Social Media Venture

April 25, 2022, 7:17 PM

Twitter Inc. under Elon Musk has the potential to end Donald Trump’s Truth Social.

Musk, who reached a deal Monday to buy Twitter for $44 billion, said he aims to make the social-media platform “an inclusive arena for free speech.” While Trump told Fox News on Monday he doesn’t plan a Twitter comeback if his permanent ban ends, speculation about his return was enough to torpedo the shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company aiming to merge with Truth Social owner Trump Media & Technology Group.

DWAC shares were trading down 12% at 3:30 p.m. in New York ...