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Trump says he received’t return to Twitter. AFP contributr through Getty Photos

Former U.S. president Donald Trump stated he is not going to return to Twitter regardless of Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s $44 billion takeover of the platform.”

“I’m not happening Twitter, I’m going to remain on Reality” Trump stated to Fox Information. “I hope Elon buys Twitter as a result of he’ll make enhancements to it and he is an effective man, however I’m going to be staying on Reality.” Trump launched his personal social media platform Reality Social in February to create a web-based house freed from the laws of platforms like Twitter and Fb, each of which he was banned from. Trump was kicked off of Twitter and Fb within the wake of final 12 months’s Jan. 6 riots on the U.S. capitol. White Home officers are involved Musk may enable Trump to return to the platform.

Conservatives have cheered on Musk as he pursued Twitter, longing for him to take away what they think about unfair restrictions on talking out on subjects just like the 2020 election and Covid-19. There had been hope amongst some {that a} Musk-owned Twitter would additionally elevate the bans from figures like Trump and Rep. Marjorie Taylor-Greene.

On Twitter, Trump had practically 90 million followers and the captive consideration of the world’s media. However his feedback to Fox counsel he isn’t in any rush to return, even when that had been doable.

Reality Social has been struggling amid the resignations of two executives and declining downloads, suggesting the platform has a bleak future. Trump advised Fox Information he’ll begin “truthing” all through the following week. Whereas Trump stated he doesn’t see a Musk-run Twitter as a competitor, there’s maybe nonetheless an opportunity he may return to Twitter if Reality Social fails, notably since he has a optimistic view of Musk.

“I feel it’s good. We wish liberty and justice and equity in our nation, and the extra we are able to have open, the higher,” Trump stated to Fox Information. “However no, I don’t view that as a contest for what I’m doing.”

Trump Said He Won’t Return to a Twitter Run by Elon Musk

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