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Jan. 9, 2021, 2:10 AM

Twitter Permanently Bans President Donald Trump’s Account (3)

Kurt Wagner
Kurt Wagner
Bloomberg News

Twitter Inc. permanently banned U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal account for breaking its rules against glorifying violence, marking the most high-profile punishment the company has ever imposed and the end of Trump’s relationship with his favorite social media megaphone.

“After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” the company wrote in a blog post on Friday.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, was suspended on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

San Francisco-based Twitter announced the ban ...