Trump asks Florida judge to force Twitter to restart his account – Businesshala News

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October 1 (Businesshala) – Former US President Donald Trump asked a federal judge in Florida to force Twitter (TWTR.N) to reinstate his account, Businesshala News reported late Friday.

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In July Trump sued Twitter, Facebook Inc (FBO) and Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) Google as well as their CEOs, alleging they unlawfully silence conservative viewpoints.

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Trump’s request for a preliminary injunction against Twitter was filed late Friday in Miami, claiming the social media company canceled his account in January under pressure from his political rivals in Congress. report good said.

Twitter declined to comment. Trump’s representatives did not immediately respond to a Businesshala request for comment outside business hours.

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Trump lost his social media megaphone this year when companies said they violated his policies against glorifying violence.

Hundreds of his supporters launched a deadly attack on the US Capitol on January 6, when Trump repeated his false claims in a speech that his election defeat was the result of widespread fraud, dismissed by many courts, state election officials and his members. was given. own administration.

“Twitter exercises a degree of power and control over political discourse in this country that is immeasurable, historically unprecedented and extremely dangerous to open democratic debate,” Businesshala quoted the former president as saying.

Reporting by Aakriti Sharma in Bengaluru; Editing by William Mallard

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