Democrat Calls For The Termination Of President Trump’s Twitter Account


California Democrat Jackie Speier recently opined that President Trump’s Twitter account should be “shut down,” as documented by The Hill.

Speier on President Trump and His Twitter Usage

During an interview with CNN, Speier shared the following remarks about the President’s @realDonaldTrump Twitter profile:

This should send out a huge red flag to every American, because what we now have is someone who is acting as the President, he’s a reality President, who watches Fox News, and based on what he hears there, he tweets.

I think his Twitter account should be shut down. He should listen to the experts who he is surrounded by who have really important information to share with him.

Speier’s commentary is not new or isolated. Democrats have repeatedly called for the censorship of President Trump, mainly by encouraging Twitter to delete his account. Left leaning Americans moreover view the President’s tweets as “unpresidential.” They have expressed this opinion many times over.

Pleas to remove “@realDonaldTrump” furthermore prompted Twitter to release a public statement on their blog. In the text, they stated that deleting the accounts of “world leaders” would “hide important information people should be able to see and read.” The majority of Trump supporters and conservatives lauded this decision, unlike their liberal counterparts.

President Trump frequently employs Twitter as a tool to express himself and hit back at critics or “fake news:”

Americans on Calls for the Removal of “@realDonaldTrump”

Firstly, calls to remove President Trump from Twitter usually engender either strong support or heavy opposition. The President’s backers generally respond to critics’ calls to suspend his account by citing the First Amendment. Like all Americans, President Trump has the right to speak freely even if certain people do not like it, affirm supporters.

However, like Jackie Speier, progressives have also alleged that the President’s tweets pose a “danger” to America. The Left strongly promoted this assertion after President Trump compared the size of his “nuclear button” to the button of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un:

Finally, despite Jackie Speier’s earlier remarks, President Trump’s account does not appear to be going anywhere: