Donald Trump to start own social media platform

Australian Associated Press
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Former US President Donald Trump, who is banned from Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites after the attack on the Capitol, is planning to launch his own platform, a senior aide says.

Jason Miller, a spokesperson for Trump's 2020 campaign, told Fox News the president was working to create his own social media service, which could be up and running in two to three months.

Trump was banned from multiple social media outlets - most notably Twitter - after he took a long time to denounced the January 6 mob attack on the US Capitol and because of his insistence on tweeting speculation that he was the true winner of the 2020 elections.

Former US President Donald Trump looks unhappy at a press conference.
Former US President Donald Trump is reportedly launching his own social media platform. Source: Getty/File

Trump never provided proof for his election theories. His attempts to reverse Joe Biden's win were rejected by multiple courts.

Miller told Fox News on Sunday the new platform would "completely redefine the game" and would have tens of millions of users.

Trump made more use of Twitter than any other modern US politician, often using the platform to announce major policy shifts or changes in key administration personnel.

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