Donald Trump plans social media comeback, says adviser

Donald Trump plans social media comeback, says adviser
Source: Reuters
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You may read: Donald Trump’s adviser has said the former president will soon return to social media “with his own platform”.

Jason Miller told Fox News: “I do think that we’re going to see President Trump returning to social media in probably about two or three months.”

Mr Miller the platform “will be the hottest ticket in social media” and would “completely redefine the game”.

Mr Trump was suspended from Facebook and Twitter and after January’s deadly riots and insurrection at the US Capitol building.

The attack on 6 January by the supporters of Donald Trump saw five people killed, and shook the foundations of American democracy.

Days after the Capitol attack, Twitter said Mr Trump’s account – @realDonaldTrump – was “permanently suspended… due to the risk of further incitement of violence”.

The former Republican president used Twitter as a way, for more than 10 years, to bypass the traditional media and speak directly to voters.

We are not sure yet which social media platform Trump is going to use. His adviser provided no details about this, saying only that “everybody is going to be waiting and watching to see what exactly President Trump does”.

Mr Miller said Donald Trump had already had “high-powered meetings” with various teams regarding the venture at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

“Numerous companies” had already approached the former president, according to the Trump adviser.

He added that this new platform is going to be big, predicting that Mr Trump would draw “tens of millions of people”.

After Mr Trump called his supporters who stormed the US Capitol “patriots”, Twitter initially locked Mr Trump’s account for 12 hours. The social media giant then permanently blocked him from their platform.

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