Elon Musk reinstates Trump's Twitter account

Elon Musk reinstates Trump's Twitter account

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The former president was kicked off Twitter in the wake of the U.S. Capitol attack, and created Truth Social, a space for conservatives and a rival to liberal media.

Trump used Twitter to announce official policy, disparage his political opponents and spread misinformation about COVID-19 and the 2020 election.

Trump celebrated Musk's takeover of the site, but Musk said he would hold off on any major content moderation or account reinstatements.

Trump was initially insistent he wouldn't rejoin Twitter, but his platform, Truth Social, faces legal issues,

Including a whistleblower who claimed the company made fraudulent misrepresentations as it sought to raise money.

Musk said Twitter infringed on free speech and acquired the site to create a common digital town square where a wide range of beliefs can be debated without resorting to violence

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