By ZEN SOO, AP Expertise Author
Twitter has completely banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account after he continued to perpetuate the baseless declare that Donald Trump gained the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
Twitter determined to ban Lindell, who based bedding firm My Pillow, because of “repeated violations” of its civic integrity coverage, a spokesperson stated in an announcement. The coverage was carried out final September and is focused at preventing disinformation.
It was not instantly clear which posts by Lindell on Twitter triggered the suspension of his account.
Lindell, a Trump supporter, has continued to insist that the presidential election was rigged even after U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has begun.
Main retailers reminiscent of Mattress Bathtub & Past and Kohl’s have stated that they might cease carrying My Pillow’s merchandise, Lindell beforehand stated.
Lindell can be dealing with potential litigation from Dominion Voting Methods for claiming that their voting machines performed a task in alleged election fraud. He had additionally urged Trump to declare martial legislation in Minnesota to acquire its ballots and overturn the election.
Following the storming of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, Twitter has banned over 70,000 accounts for sharing misinformation. Trump, who had urged on the mob, has additionally had his account completely suspended.
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