Twitter Admits Trump Account Was Suspended By Departing Employee

Update: Twitter has completed its investigation...

Update: Twitter has finally responded - blaming "human error"...

 

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Did President Donald Trump just expertly troll every member of the #resistance?

The President's twitter account disappeared shortly before 7 pm Thursday and was unavailable for just over ten minutes, providing the error message that the user "does not exist." But by 7:03 pm, it had been restored.

 


It is not clear what caused the outage, the Associated Press reported, and spokespeople for the White House and Twitter did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Trump hasn't tweeted since the account was restored. Of course, many of Trump's critics have complained that the president should shut down his account - and there was some speculation that he might do so after Gen. John Kelly took over as chief of staff. But the president has repeatedly said he believes retaining the ability to directly communicate with his supports is a valuable political tool.

Though it was short-lived, the outage prompted some hilarious reactions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Though this was probably the best one...