Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says banning Trump was right decision but sets dangerous precedent

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says banning Trump was right decision but sets dangerous precedent

The chief executive of Twitter says banning President Donald Trump from its social media platform after last week's violence in Washington sets a dangerous precedent but also says it was the "right decision". The social media platform last week removed Mr Trump's account, which had 88 million followers, citing the risk of further violence following the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of the President. Several other social media and messaging services have also banned the President since the violence, including Snapchat — which on Wednesday permanently terminated Mr Trump's account. The ban drew criticism from some Republicans, who …
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