Former US President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against Twitter, demanding to lift his suspension from the platform. The judge has ruled to uphold the permanent suspension, dealing a blow to the former president and his allies.
Friday last week, US District Judge James Donato ruled to dismiss Trump’s lawsuit against the social media platform. The former president was permanently suspended from Twitter, with the platform citing that it was “due to the risk of further incitement of violence.” The former president has since filed to sue the platform.
The 17-page ruling by Donato cited that Trump failed to prove how Twitter violated his First Amendment right to free speech. Free speech rights do not apply to private companies, and the former president was not able to justify how Twitter was working on behalf of Democrats.
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