Twitter permanently suspends account of U.S. President Donald Trump

Twitter Inc said on Friday that it has permanently suspended U.S. President Donald Trump’s account due to the risk of further incitement of violence. “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” the… Read More Twitter permanently suspends account of U.S. President Donald Trump

Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat suspend accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump over violation of policies

Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Snap Inc temporarily locked the accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, as tech giants scrambled to crack down on his baseless claims about the U.S. presidential election amid riots in the capital. Twitter hid and mandated the removal of three of Trump’s tweets “as a result of the… Read More Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat suspend accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump over violation of policies

World leaders express shock at pro-Trump supporters invasion of U.S. Capitol

World leaders expressed their shock as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed here the U.S. Capitol building where Congress meets in an attempt to overturn the results of the November 3 election won by Joe Biden. Iran’s president said it proved the weakness of Western democracy while officials in China and Russia compared the… Read More World leaders express shock at pro-Trump supporters invasion of U.S. Capitol

U.S. Congress certifies Joe Biden as winner of presidential election

Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy, a shaken Congress on Thursday formally certified Democrat Joe Biden’s election victory. Immediately afterward, the White House released a statement from Trump in which he pledged an “orderly transition” when Biden is sworn into office on… Read More U.S. Congress certifies Joe Biden as winner of presidential election

Pro-Trump supporters stage protests at statehouses across U.S.

Supporters of President Donald Trump staged rallies on Wednesday at statehouses in several cities, from Atlanta to Salem, Oregon, coinciding with the storming of the U.S. Capitol by protesters demanding that his election loss be overturned, officials and local news media said. In Oregon’s capital, where crowds protesting in favor of Trump and against state… Read More Pro-Trump supporters stage protests at statehouses across U.S.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro congratulates U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on election victory

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday congratulated U.S. President-elect Joe Biden for his November 3 election victory, finally accepting the loss of Donald Trump, a political idol with whom he had sought to forge closer bilateral ties. Biden’s victory and Bolsonaro’s reluctance to recognize it have cast a dark cloud over U.S.-Brazilian relations, which had… Read More Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro congratulates U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on election victory

U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell acknowledges Joe Biden as winner of presidential election

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, on Tuesday congratulated Democratic President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their November 3 election victories, ending his long silence on the outcome of the presidential race. In remarks on the Senate floor, McConnell acknowledged the Democrats’ win of the White House following Monday’s formal… Read More U.S. Senate leader Mitch McConnell acknowledges Joe Biden as winner of presidential election

Russian PM Vladimir Putin congratulate U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on election victory

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday congratulated Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. presidential election, after Biden won the state-by-state Electoral College vote that officially determines the U.S. presidency, the Kremlin said. The Kremlin had said it would wait for the official results of the election before commenting on its outcome, even as… Read More Russian PM Vladimir Putin congratulate U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on election victory