Twitter temporarily restricted President Trump campaign’s ability to tweet over false COVID-19 claims

Twitter said on Wednesday it had restricted President Donald Trump’s campaign from tweeting after its account shared a video containing false claims about the coronavirus.The tweet, a video of Trump’s interview with Fox News in which he said children are “almost immune” to the virus, “is in violation of the Twitter Rules on COVID-19 misinformation,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement. “The account owner will be required to remove the Tweet before they can Tweet again.”The account appeared to have the ability to tweet following Twitter’s statement, suggesting the campaign had complied with the order and removed the video.Just hours before, Facebook removed a post from Trump’s main page featuring the same interview for similar reasons.Related video: Trump: ‘no question in my mind’ virus will go awayCNN has reached out to the Trump campaign and Twitter for comment.This is a developing story and will be updated.

Twitter said on Wednesday it had restricted President Donald Trump’s campaign from tweeting after its account shared a video containing false claims about the coronavirus.

The tweet, a video of Trump’s interview with Fox News in which he said children are “almost immune” to the virus, “is in violation of the Twitter Rules on COVID-19 misinformation,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement. “The account owner will be required to remove the Tweet before they can Tweet again.”

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The account appeared to have the ability to tweet following Twitter’s statement, suggesting the campaign had complied with the order and removed the video.

Just hours before, Facebook removed a post from Trump’s main page featuring the same interview for similar reasons.

Related video: Trump: ‘no question in my mind’ virus will go away

CNN has reached out to the Trump campaign and Twitter for comment.

This is a developing story and will be updated.