Biden want Musk to bring Trump's Twitter
White House officials are letting it be known that they desire Twitter to invite back former President Donald Trump.Conflicting with earlier reports, the occupants of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
are reportedly warming up to the idea that President Joe Biden might benefit if Elon Musk, should his $44 billion takeover of Twitter be finalized, immediately reverses the ban on Biden's 2020 rival.
Beyond casting the Republican Party as a hostage to right-wing extremists, the "other thing White House officials are cheering for — a number of them told me this over the weekend —
that if Elon Musk indeed takes Twitter, they hope the first thing he does is put Donald Trump back on it," Politico's White House bureau chief, Jonathan Lemire, said Monday on MSNBC's Morning Joe.
Trump was permanently suspended from Twitter in the days after the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. Twitter, joined by other social media platforms in banning Trump,said the decision was made
"due to the risk of further incitement of violence."Biden insiders believe Trump, who had more than 80 million followers on Twitter, would go back to posting inflammatory content, scaring voters away
from Republicans at a time when the president is suffering from low poll numbers and the GOP is poised to retake control of the House and quite possibly the Senate, according to Lemire.
"They think that if Trump starts tweeting again,it will just simply remind these voters of the crazy that came from his time in office, particularly around Jan 6. He’ll amplify these fringe messages.
He'll amplify these fringe right-wing candidates, and that can only be good for Democrats, they think," Lemire reported.Trump said he would not return to Twitter even if under Musk's command
the platform decides to undo his permanent suspension. After all, Musk is said to be "vehemently" opposed to Twitter's decision to ban Trump, according to the Wall Street Journal.
But Trump has his own platform, Truth Social, where the former president insists he'll remain, though its reach isn't nearly that of Twitter,which Musk has touted as the "de facto public town square"
"I am not going on Twitter. I am going to stay on Truth," Trump told Fox News last week. "I hope Elon buys Twitter because he’ll make improvements to it, and he is a good man
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