Twitch has locked President Donald Trump’s account indefinitely following the riots that took place on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
“In light of yesterday’s shocking attack on the Capitol, we have disabled President Trump’s Twitch channel,” a Twitch spokesperson said in a statement, according to the Verge.
“Given the current extraordinary circumstances and the President’s incendiary rhetoric, we believe this is a necessary step to protect our community and prevent Twitch from being used to incite further violence,” the statement continued.
The company added that it would reassess Trump’s account after his term as president ends on January 20.
Although Trump is not able to access his account, the account remains live so his profile and archived videos still remain available.
But Trump will not be able to stream from his account while his account is disabled.
This is not the first time Twitch has suspended Trump’s account. In June, Twitch