US President Donald Trump is seen delivering remarks via Twitter about the violence at the US Capitol on a television screen in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump is seen delivering remarks via Twitter about the violence at the US Capitol on a television screen in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Twitter permanently disables Donald Trump’s account, citing risk of violence

  • Twitter says the president’s posts ‘likely to inspire others to replicate’ violence
  • The move follows a temporary ban following the storming of the US Capitol on Wednesday

US President Donald Trump is seen delivering remarks via Twitter about the violence at the US Capitol on a television screen in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
US President Donald Trump is seen delivering remarks via Twitter about the violence at the US Capitol on a television screen in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington on Wednesday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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