Warren says Trump should not be banned from Twitter

Warren says Trump should not be banned from Twitter
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenKavanaugh conspiracy? Demands to reopen investigation ignore both facts and the law Biden signals tough stance on tech with antitrust picks Poll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary MORE (D-Mass.) disagrees with her fellow presidential candidate Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisKavanaugh conspiracy? Demands to reopen investigation ignore both facts and the law 'CON laws' limit the health care competition Biden aims to deliver JD Vance takes aim at culture wars, childless politicians MORE (D-Calif.), on whether President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump hails Arizona Senate for audit at Phoenix rally, slams governor Arkansas governor says it's 'disappointing' vaccinations have become 'political' Watch live: Trump attends rally in Phoenix MORE’s Twitter account should be suspended.

“No,” Warren answered Wednesday, chuckling slightly, when asked whether the president should be banned from Twitter.

Harris has repeatedly called for Trump’s account to be shuttered amid a series of tweets concerning the whistleblower complaint against him that led House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSunday shows preview: Bipartisan infrastructure talks drag on; Democrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe House Democrats grow frustrated as they feel ignored by Senate Yellen to Congress: Raise the debt ceiling or risk 'irreparable harm' MORE (D-Calif.) to announce an impeachment inquiry last month.

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"The president’s tweets and his behavior about this are just further evidence of the fact that he uses his power in a way that is designed to beat people down instead of lift people up," Harris said on CNN Monday.

"If you look at what he’s been tweeting today directed at the whistleblower, I frankly think that based on this and all we’ve seen before, including attacking members of Congress, that his Twitter account should be suspended,” she added.

Trump, who has been accused of using his tweets to harass people in the past, has used his Twitter account to threaten “Big Consequences” for the whistleblower, who acting Director of National Intelligence Robert Maguire has said followed whistleblower laws. The Whistleblower Protection Act bars federal agencies from threatening to retaliate against whistleblowers.

Trump has also repeatedly called for the arrest of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffHouse erupts in anger over Jan. 6 and Trump's role Six takeaways: What the FEC reports tell us about the midterm elections Lobbying world MORE (D-Calif.) for his "parody" version, read at a hearing of the panel, of Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, which is at the heart of the whistleblower report.

Warren’s fellow presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard on Chicago mayor's decision to limit media interviews to people of color: 'Anti-white racism' Fox News says network and anchor Leland Vittert have 'parted ways' New co-chairs named for congressional caucus for millennials MORE (D-Hawaii) also disagreed with Harris on Wednesday, saying “we can’t just cancel or shutdown or silence those who we disagree with or who hold different views or who say things even that we strongly disagree with or abhor.”