Donald Trump Jr.’s Twitter account was locked down Tuesday after he shared a discredited Breitbart News video that showed people billed as “America’s Frontline Doctors” dismissing face masks and praising the drug hydroxychloroquine as a “cure” for the coronavirus.
A Twitter spokesperson wrote a statement on the microblogging platform: “This account has not been permanently suspended.
Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of the president, can’t tweet or retweet anything during the 12-hour suspension, nor can he like tweets.
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Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pulled the video from their platforms Monday night, leading Breitbart to trend.