Musk: Arizona GOP Candidate’s Twitter Account Restored

FILE - Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, attends the opening of the Tesla factory Berlin Brandenburg in Gruenheide, Germany, March 22, 2022. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has proposed a peace plan for Ukraine that would involve holding repeat votes under the U.N. auspices in Russia-occupied regions, triggering a showdown with Ukrainian Twitter users who have rejected his proposals in a stream of furious comments. (Patrick Pleul/Pool via AP, File)

At a glance

  • “Twitter has blocked my account from speaking the truth with one week left until the election,” Finchem wrote on his Facebook page on Monday afternoon.
  • Jenna Ellis, a former advisor to Donald Trump, tweeted at Musk, saying that Finchem’s account was placed in “read-only mode,” meaning that his timeline is still visible, but he can’t tweet or like posts.
  • Musk, who closed the $44 billion deal to purchase Twitter last week, responded that he was “looking into” the suspension, and Finchem’s account was restored within an hour.

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