Twitter, Facebook Lock Trump’s Accounts for Encouraging Capitol Rampage

YouTube removed a video of the President engaging in misinformation

A protester jumps from the public gallery to the floor of the Senate chamber at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021. Win McNamee/Getty Images

Twitter has locked down President Trump’s account for 12 hours, and warned that it could result in a permanent ban. Facebook has placed a 24-hour block on his account for two violations.

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