Donald Trump’s ‘Truth’ Twitter Account Suspended as Liz Harrington Leaves Site

A Twitter account that shared all the messages Donald Trump posted on Truth has been suspended, at the same time that the former president’s spokeswoman, Liz Harrington, made a dramatic exit from the platform.

“Soon I will stop posting on Twitter. This is a terrible website with no solution.” Harrington wrote on the platform on Tuesday. His post was a direct response to Trump’s “get off Twitter and get the TRUTH” message.

Meanwhile, the @PresTrumpTS, who shared every single message Trump has been writing about Truth, has been suspended as of Tuesday, May 17.

The account, which had only been active since April, was “making sure President Trump is heard on Twitter as he and Devin Nunes focus on Truth Social.”

Trump’s life ban from Twitter was declared in 2021 after the Jan. 6 attack on Capitol Hill, and the platform’s management said some of the former president’s tweets had incited violence.

The identity of the people running the @PresTrumpTS account was never confirmed, but there was speculation that it was run by Trump’s team.

Some of the messages Trump wrote about Truth were already being shared on Twitter by Harrington, defying the platform’s rule that banned users must not circumvent restrictions by using other people’s profiles.

No third-party accounts would be needed if a new Twitter administration led by Elon Musk allowed Trump to return to the platform, as the billionaire’s statements have vaguely suggested might happen if he completes his Twitter buyout.

But now it appears that the Trump team has a new strategy that involves abandoning the platform altogether.

In her message on Tuesday, Harrington invited people to ditch Twitter for Truth, which she says is now available to everyone as its web app just launched.

Amid the Musk takeover drama on Twitter, Truth has surged in popularity, having been thwarted by technical difficulties since the app’s creation. Truth Social ranked No. 1 on Apple’s free apps list in late April, with more downloads than Twitter. So far, more than 1.4 million have downloaded the app since its launch in February.

“Prior to April 23, Truth Social had not been previously ranked since March 12,” Stephanie Chan, mobile insights strategist at Sensor Tower, told the publication. the envelope. “This was also the first time Truth Social had ranked #1 on the overall US App Store since February 24, shortly after its launch.”

news week has reached out to the office of Donald Trump and Liz Harrington for comment.

Liz Harrington, the spokesperson for Donald Trump, has asked people to leave Twitter and join Truth Social. In this photo, Trump speaks during the American Freedom Tour at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas, on May 14, 2022.
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