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Published: Tue, October 31, 2017
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Roger Stone's Twitter account has been suspended after Trump-Russia meltdown

Roger Stone's Twitter account has been suspended after Trump-Russia meltdown

Recode also reported that Stone's suspension could be permanent. "That suspension. did [end] some time ago yet my Twitter feed is still not functional".

Sunday morning, Stone told Politico that his suspension was "part and parcel of the systematic effort by the tech left to censor and silence conservative voices", and that he had made a decision to pursue legal action against Twitter after consulting legal counsel. Twitter said that its rules are enforced "the same way for everybody". "Your account will be restored to full functionality in: 1 minute".

Stone's account was suspended in March, and again in April after he wrote threatening tweets to a spokeswoman for the progressive media watchdog group Media Matters.

Stone also reportedly encouraged Trump to fire James Comey, a move that led directly to Mueller's appointment. In his rant, Stone attacked a slew of CNN reporters, including Jake Tapper, Don Lemon, Anna Navarro, and Carl Bernstein.

Blow simply tweeted: "Stoned".

".@donlemon stop lying about about the Clinton's and Uranium you ignorant lying covksucker!"

In one tweet, he called Lemon a "dumb piece of s-t". That language runs afoul of Twitter's anti-harassment policy, which states that users can not "incite or engage in the targeted abuse or harassment of others". "I'll be baaaaaak", he later wrote in a text message to Fox News. "No surprising - it took me 2 years to get verified". Hey, back up to the last of Stone's tweets that Keith Boykin screengrabbed.

"This is a odd way to do business and part and parcel of the systematic effort by the tech left to censor and silence conservative voices", Stone said of his ban in a statement to Politico.

A Twitter spokesperson tells TheWrap that although they can not comment on individual accounts, their police on "abusive behavior" includes "behavior that harasses". Like other social media sites, its critics say, the company has struggled to strike the right balance between allowing free speech and tamping down harassment and hate speech.

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