July 3, 2022

What you need to know

  • Elon Musk says he does not believe it was a good decision to ban Donald Trump from Twitter.
  • He says that he would reverse the ban, likely once his purchase of Twitter is finalized.
  • Donald Trump was banned in January 2021 following the riots at the U.S. Capitol, after which he created his own social media network.

Elon Musk has spoken out on his position regarding Donald Trump’s ban from Twitter, saying that he would reverse the ban and that it was a “mistake.”

“I do think it was not correct to ban Donald Trump,” Musk said during an automotive conference on Tuesday (via The Washington Post). “It alienated a large part of the country and did not ultimately result in Donald Trump not having a voice.”