Within the deleted tweets, Trump complained about the treatment he’s receiving, and claimed he’s negotiating with “numerous different websites” whereas additionally constructing his personal platform “within the close to future.” The accounts additionally proclaimed “We won’t be SILENCED!” earlier than they had been shut down. How having his personal platform would align together with his said goal to repeal Part 230 (the legislation that will defend his platform from being held straight chargeable for what individuals publish on it) is unclear.
To date, the president has not tried to launch an announcement by way of the White Home web site or known as a press convention. In accordance with reports, the Trump marketing campaign has not emailed its followers in over 48 hours — a uncommon incidence. Somebody within the Trump administration emailed the textual content of the tweet to White House pool reporter Hans Nichols after seeing the tweets on the @POTUS account.
Twitter spokesperson: “As we’ve stated, utilizing one other account to attempt to evade a suspension is in opposition to our guidelines. We’ve taken steps to implement this with regard to latest Tweets from the @POTUS account. For presidency accounts, similar to @POTUS and @WhiteHouse, we won’t droop these accounts completely however will take motion to restrict their use.
— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) January 9, 2021