Twitter suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, a Georgia Republican, on Monday for violating its policy against posting “misleading information” related to the coronavirus pandemic.
A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to The Post that Greene’s personal account would be in “read-only mode” for 12 hours. According to the social media giant’s COVID-19 vaccine misinformation policy unveiled in March, 12-hour suspensions are doled out for second and third violations. A fourth violation results in a week’s suspension, while a fifth strike would lead to a ban.
Greene’s suspension was first reported by the New York Times.
Twitter also attached notices to two of the freshman congresswoman’s tweets about COVID-19 vaccines. The first tweet, posted Sunday night, responded to a post from scandal-scarred surgeon Dr. David Samadi about coronavirus hospitalizations in the United Kingdom.
“In the United Kingdom, 47% of new COVID-19 cases are vaccinated people,” Samadi tweeted, to which Greene responded: “This is why no entity should force NON-FDA approved