DONALD Trump’s Twitter account has been restored after 15million voted to bring back the fiery former President, new CEO Elon Musk announced.
“The people have spoken,” tweeted Musk, offering Trump the chance to return to Twitter after the formerly banned businessman already started his own platform, Truth Social.
“Reinstate former President Trump”, wrote Musk on the original poll, with followers voting “Yes” or “No”.
Trump barely squeaked out the win in the viral vote when 51.8 percent of people decided to bring the MAGA movement leader.
“Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” wrote Musk, wat beteken “the voice of the people is the voice of God,” in Latin.
The poll gained 134million views, according to Musk – an understandable metric coming from the online trickster who continues to attract the attention of the masses with his wild announcements.
After the account was restored, Trump’s follower count skyrocketed as people wait with bated breath to watch what happens next.
The former pres had 88million followers before his account was banned over fears that he was inciting violence during the January 6 Capitol riots.
This led Trump to create Truth Social – an alternative social media application where he freely speaks his mind.
Dedicated to his new project, Trump has previously denied wishing to return to Twitter, but with a third presidential campaign on the horizon, he may be looking to widen his influence.
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Rumors swirled of a Trump homecoming while Elon embarked on the rocky journey of taking over Twitter.
The tech billionaire proudly proclaimed his romantic views of free speech and ending heavy-handed censorship, sparking online debate about whether or not the Republican leader should return.
Those critical of Trump gedreig to leave the platform if his tweets reentered the cultural conversation.
Intussen, conservative supporters have been anxious to see Trump back in action, especially after his official announcement that he is running for president in 2024.
Musk has already restored the banned accounts of public figures like professor Jordan Peterson and comedian Kathy Griffin.
In the midst of these exciting changes, the future of Twitter remains unclear after its new CEO announced their offices would be closed until Monday.
This follows a recent wave of resignations caused by Musk’s ultimatum that new hires must be ready to commit to a “hardcore” working environment by Thursday at 5pm ET.
After the deadline, Twitter employees started using the salute emoji on a private Slack channel to announce resignations, according to sources who work there per CNN.
The remaining staff members were notified via email after Thursday’s departures that badge access would be restricted through Monday and that Twitter’s offices would be temporarily closed, according to a copy of the email acquired by CNN.