Facebook bans ‘voice of former US president Trump’ from platform

April 2, 2021
US & World
Former President Trump

Facebook has removed a video of the former US President Donald Trump from the page of his daughter-in-law Lara Trump.

The social media giant banned Mr Trump from its platform in January following riots by his supporters on the Capitol building in Washington.

Lara Trump, a new Fox News contributor, posted a video of herself interviewing Mr Trump on a range of issues.

She later posted a screenshot of an email she received from Facebook warning her of the ban.

“In line with the block we placed on Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts, further content posted in the voice of Donald Trump will be removed and result in additional limitations on the account,” an email from “Katelyn” read.

Lara Trump, who is married to Mr Trump’s son Eric, instead posted the interview for her own online show The Right View on the video platform Rumble and linked to it from her Facebook page.

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