President Trump railed against Twitter Friday night, blasting the social media giant for “banning free speech” and hinting that he “will have a big announcement soon” in which he’ll designate some other platform to carry his messages.
“We will not be SILENCED!” he said — resorting to an old-fashioned press release to get the statement out.
“Twitter is not about FREE SPEECH,” he wrote.
“They are all about promoting a Radical Left Platform where some of the most vicious people in the world are allowed to speak freely.”
Trump had to release the statement directly to reporters covering the White House.
Earlier Friday, Twitter banned his civilian, @RealDonaldTrump account entirely.
And when he tried to issue Friday night’s statement on his government @POTUS account, Twitter censored it, while leaving the account online.
Muzzled on one account and censored on the other, Trump’s statement lasted about the length of three of his formerly beloved tweets:
“As I have been