Elon Musk has said he will reverse Twitter’s permanent ban of former president Donald Trump once he takes over the platform. Musk also said he wants the punishment of permanent suspensions to be reserved strictly for “spam” and “scam” accounts.
In an interview with the Financial Times, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO said that if his takeover of Twitter is successful, Trump will be allowed back on the platform.
“It was not correct to ban Donald Trump,” Musk said. “I think that was a mistake, because it alienated a large part of the country
“I would reverse the Twitter ban. Obviously, I don’t own Twitter yet, so this is not a thing that will definitely happen.”
“He’s now going to be on Truth Social, as will a large part of the right in the United States. So, I think this could end up being, frankly, worse than having a single forum where everyone can debate.”