Report says Elon Musk is appalled that Donald Trump is still banned from tweeting 2022-04-30 06:38:44


  • Sources told the Wall Street Journal that Elon Musk is upset that Donald Trump is still being banned from appearing on Twitter.
  • The Tesla CEO has offered to buy Twitter for $44 billion, which the platform’s board of directors has approved.
  • The former president has been known to be controversial in his tweets, as is the tech mogul himself.

Elon Musk is appalled that former President Donald Trump is still banned from Twitter, people who spoke recently to the tech mogul said. The Wall Street Journal.

Since the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX made an offer to buy Twitter for $44 billionthat the company does The painting was accepted on April 25Banned Persons You have already requested When they recover their accounts.

But Trump said in an interview With Fox News he will not be returning to Twitter. Instead, he will join his new social network, social truth.

He said, “I hope Elon buys Twitter because he’s going to make improvements to him and he’s a good guy, but I’ll stay on TRUTH.”

“Bottom line, no, I’m not going back to Twitter,” Trump added.

Trump was banned from the podium in January 2021, after a mob of his supporters tried to stop the ratification of the 2020 election by storming the US Capitol. His tweets have repeatedly violated Twitter’s rules against spreading misinformation and inciting violence, during the COVID-19 pandemic and spreading false information about the disease.

Both the former president and Musk wrote several controversial tweets during their time on the platform.

Musk thinks He can fix Twitter And call himself “Absolute freedom of expression.” But as Insider’s Catherine Tangalakis Lippert reports, he has previously threatened to sue bloggers for critical coverage and fire employees for disagreement.

Insider contacted Trump’s office after the presidency, but did not immediately receive a response.

trump Fox News said: “We receive millions of people, and what we’ve discovered is that responding to TRUTH is much better than replying to Twitter.”

“Twitter has bots and fake accounts, and we’re doing everything we can,” he added.