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A Twitter employee deactivated Trump's account for 11 minutes

  • Twitter says President Trump's personal account was deactivated for 11 minutes because of the actions of a departing employee.
  • It says it is "taking steps to prevent this from happening again."

Twitter said President Donald Trump's personal account was deactivated on Thursday for 11 minutes because of the actions of a departing employee.

The company sent out a tweet from its Twitter Government team saying that Trump's account has been restored.

"We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to prevent this from happening again," the tweet said.