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Squad Member Compares Trump Twitter Ban To Capture Of Saddam Hussein

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N. Y., reacted to Twitter banning President Trump from its platform by posting famous video footage of a U.S. official announcing the capture of former dictator Saddam Hussein during the Iraq war.

The response came just after Twitter announced its permanent suspension of Trump and hours after Bowman had requested his removal. “@Twitter why is Donald Trump still out here tweeting after inciting a fascist mob? Suspend his account!” he said.

The resurfaced footage showed Paul Bremer, who led the Bush administration’s efforts in Iraq, prompting raucous applause by saying: “Ladies and gentleman, we got him.”

Bowman’s tweet came at a time when tensions were running high over Wednesday’s riots at the U. S. Capitol and over how lawmakers on both sides of the aisle responded. Bowman’s fellow Squad members, along with many other Democrats, have demanded that the president be removed from office.

Trump’s account was initially under a temporary suspension after he tweeted that the “things and events” that happened Wednesday were what happened “when a sacred landslide election victory is so unceremoniously & viciously stripped… (Read more)