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Twitter has permanently suspended the personal account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for “repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation policy.”
In an email to NPR, a spokesperson for the social media company said Twitter “had been clear that, per our strike system for this policy, we will permanently suspend accounts for repeated violations of the policy.”
The Georgia Republican’s official government Twitter account is still active, the company confirmed.
Greene, in a statement following her Twitter suspension, said Twitter was an “enemy to America and can’t handle the truth.”
“That’s fine, I’ll show America we don’t need them and it’s time to defeat our enemies,” she said.
“Social media platforms can’t stop the truth from being spread far and wide. Big Tech can’t stop the truth. Communist Democrats can’t stop the truth,” she added.
Twitter accounts with five or more “strikes” face a permanent suspension from the platform, according to Twitter policies.
Greene was temporarily suspended from Twitter in January 2021 for violating the company’s “civic integrity” policy, which the company had used to remove thousands of QAnon-related accounts. Greene has endorsed the QAnon conspiracy theory in the past.
In May she faced criticism from her own party and beyond after comparing COVID-19 safety measures to the treatment of Jews during the Holocaust.