Contact: Shin Inouye, [email protected], 202.869.0398

WASHINGTON – LaShawn Y. Warren, executive vice president of government affairs at The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on Twitter’s permanent suspension of Donald Trump’s account:

“Twitter’s action is long overdue. We, along with our allies, have pushed for this. We applaud Twitter for finally deciding its platform should not be used to spread hate and incite violence and urge Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and others to be equally responsible and permanently suspend Trump’s accounts.”

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