Twitter on Sunday removed a post retweeted by President Donald Trump that falsely claimed the COVID-19 pandemic is not as deadly as officials have reported.
Twitter on Sunday removed a post retweeted by President Trump that falsely claimed the COVID-19 pandemic is not as deadly as officials have said.
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The company also recently removed a post retweeted by Trump that had falsely claimed the existence of a "cure" for COVID-19.
Trump also retweeted a post by one of his attorneys, Jenna Ellis, with a link to a story on a far-right website that was based on the COVID-19 conspiracy post.
A conservative social media user whose memes have been repeatedly reposted by President Donald Trump has been kicked off Twitter for repeated copyright violations.
Twitter moderators have also previously taken other action against Trump tweets, including targeting a post in May that the company said was glorifying violence.
Trump retweet removed https://t.co/mPoAqttynK— USA TODAY Tech (@usatodaytech) September 2, 2020