Trump deletes tweets that led to Twitter lockout

President Trump deleted the tweets that led to his lockout on the platform, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed Thursday.

Based on Twitter’s policy, Trump can gain access to his account within 12 hours of deleting the tweets that caused the temporary suspension. It is the first time Twitter has suspended Trump’s account, prompted by tweets the president posted in response to the riot at the Capitol.

A spokesperson for the platform would not comment Thursday morning on whether the platform has plans to extend the ban on the president, as Facebook has done.