Twitter disables Donald Trump campaign's George Floyd video tribute

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Accompanied by a gentle piano soundtrack and US President Donald Trump’s speech about “healing, not hatred,” it urged Americans to unite
Twitter removed a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd due to a copyright claim, the latest escalation in a confrontation between the social media platform and its most influential user.

 
The @TeamTrump account had tweeted a video collage of images and clips depicting peaceful protests, moments of mourning and law enforcement officers hugging civilians in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, an African-American man, while in police custody.

 
Accompanied by a gentle piano soundtrack and US President Donald Trump’s speech about “healing, not hatred,” it urged Americans to unite.


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