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Mon Nov 20, 2023, 06:44 PM Nov 20

Twitter gives special counsel Jack Smith 32 of Trump's private messages

Source: The Independent

Elon Musk’s X platform handed over 32 direct messages from Donald Trump’s account with the social media platform to special counsel Jack Smith as part of his election subversion probe.

The former president was a voracious user of his @realDonaldTrump as he tried to overturn Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory, but was suspended by the platform, formerly known as Twitter, in the wake of the January 6 attack “due to the risk of further incitement of violence.”

Last November, following Mr Musk’s $44bn purchase of the social media app, the billionaire said that banning Mr Trump had been a mistake. The former president, who has a financial stake in Truth Social, said that he would never return to Twitter, but in August posted there for the first time in two years.

But that has not stopped federal prosecutors from getting access to a string of Mr Trump’s private messages from the high-profile account, according to court filings.

Read more: https://www.the-independent.com/news/world/americas/us-politics/twitter-trump-messages-special-counsel-b2412467.html

ef elon musk and his evil ways!
Twitter gives special counsel Jack Smith 32 of Trump's private messages (Original Post) mucifer Nov 20 OP
Ruh roh Rump BootOutTheGoons Nov 20 #1
32?! sheshe2 Nov 20 #2
Yeah, that doesn't look suspicious, does it ... Hermit-The-Prog Nov 20 #5
Lol...IKR!. sheshe2 Nov 20 #8
Muamar Covfefe! DUzy. FSogol Nov 21 #13
I stole it from somewhere. It kinda captures the insanity somehow. Hermit-The-Prog Nov 21 #14
Why do i get a feeling bluestarone Nov 20 #3
I think Jack Smith wants more than 5 minutes worth of tweets. Lol MiniMe Nov 20 #4
These are private messages, not tweets. Bev54 Nov 20 #6
❤️ ✿❧🌿❧✿ ❤️ Lucinda Nov 20 #7
Any bets on whether moniss Nov 20 #9
That Twitter turned over 32 private messages was unsealed in September, which means ancianita Nov 20 #10
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 20 #11
Dump will just claim his staff wrote them SouthernDem4ever Nov 21 #12


(30,700 posts)
5. Yeah, that doesn't look suspicious, does it ...
Mon Nov 20, 2023, 08:04 PM
Nov 20

32 "direct messages" probably means that's how many the Space Nazi thinks are innocuous. It wouldn't surprise me if he had his lawyers run their selections past him, first, and he deleted any that he thought might make Muamar Covfefe look bad.


(2,866 posts)
9. Any bets on whether
Mon Nov 20, 2023, 10:49 PM
Nov 20

Musx went through them before turning them over and had a few "fall on the floor" and not get included?


(34,615 posts)
10. That Twitter turned over 32 private messages was unsealed in September, which means
Mon Nov 20, 2023, 11:20 PM
Nov 20

that Jack Smith had that evidence before he filed his charges on August 1 2023.

So this might be news here right now, but it's been news since a couple of months ago, just to be clear.

I recall seeing that post on LBN, and sourced with CNN. https://www.democraticunderground.com/10143130774

Here's the NYT report from the same day.

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