US President Donald Trump attempted to respond to his personal ban on Twitter through the official @POTUS handle, insisting he would not be “silenced” before the posts were immediately purged from the site.

The president took to his government Twitter account on Friday, hours after the platform permanently banned his own personal handle @realDonaldTrump, blasting the social media site for curtailing free speech while promoting “Radical Left” ideology.

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“As I have been saying for a long time, Twitter has gone further and further in banning free speech, and tonight, Twitter employees have coordinated with the Democrats and the Radical Left in removing my account from their platform, to silence me – and YOU, the 75,000,000 great patriots who voted for me,” Trump said in the first in a series of tweets, which were documented by netizens before they were banned some three minutes after going live.

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