Marjorie Taylor Greene: Twitter Timeout Is ‘Communist-Style’ Attack

Twitter imposed the 12-hour timeout on Rep. Greene, saying some of her tweets violated its policy against spreading misinformation that could cause harm during the coronavirus pandemic.

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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2021 file photo, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Twitter is giving Greene a 12-hour timeout, saying some of her tweets violated its policy against coronavirus misinformation. Twitter suspended the Republican from Georgia on Monday, July 19 after President Joe Biden urged tech companies to take stronger action against bogus claims he said are “killing people.” Twitter says it has removed thousands of tweets and challenged millions of accounts worldwide. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
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ATLANTA (AP) — Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene blasted social media companies over her temporary suspension from Twitter on Tuesday, calling it “a Communist-style attack on free speech.” Twitter imposed the 12-hour timeout on Monday, saying some of her tweets violated its policy against spreading misinformation that could cause harm during the coronavirus pandemic. “Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of the Silicon Valley Cartel are working hand in hand with the White House to censor Americans,”…

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