Twitter account has been opened
Former US President Donald Trump’s infamous Twitter account has been reopened. Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk conducted the survey yesterday Saturday. The majority of voters voted to open Trump’s Twitter account. But the margin of votes was small. News from AFP.
Trump welcomed Musk’s survey in a video from Las Vegas yesterday. Trump said he is a fan of Musk. But he ruled out a return on Twitter.
Trump’s Twitter account suspended
Trump’s account has been suspended since the attack on Capitol Hill on January 6 last year.
Elon Musk tweeted yesterday, 24 hours after conducting a poll on the reinstatement of Trump’s account on Twitter, “The people have decided.” Trump’s account will be reinstated.’ The proverb that Musk Latin tweeted yesterday means, ‘The voice of the people is the voice of God.’
More than 15 million of Twitter’s 237 million daily users voted to bring back Trump’s controversial profile. 51.8 percent of people voted in favor. And 48.2 percent of people voted against it.
Trump had more than 88 million Twitter users at the time of his account cancellation. He used Twitter as a spokesperson while he was president. He has been criticized for announcing various policies, taunting political enemies, and communicating with supporters.
Several of Trump’s political allies welcomed his return yesterday. House Republican Paul Gosser welcomed Trump in a tweet.
Trump said of Elon Musk, “I like him, you perceive, Musk is a character, I like people like that.”
Trump says he has Truth Social when asked about his return to Twitter. Asked whether he would return to Twitter, Trump said he saw no reason to.
Last Friday, Musk announced plans to open the Twitter account of non-Trump comedian Kathy Griffin as well.
Hundreds of Twitter workers resigned last Friday after Musk refused to agree to longer working hours. After that several Twitter offices were closed. They may open tomorrow Monday.