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7 Jan 2021

Donald Trump blocked from social media

Correspondent

“These tragedies have reminded us that words matter and the power of life and death is in the tongue” – the words of the Senate chaplain as he said prayers in a chamber still reeling in shock.

President Trump stands accused of inciting the mob by his continual slew of social media posts promoting false conspiracy theories and glorifying violence. He was temporarily suspended from Twitter and blocked indefinitely from Facebook and Instagram. But how can truth and tolerance overcome the chasm that runs so deep through America?