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Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO

Jan 26, 2021, 7:02 AM | Updated: 7:27 am

Mike Lindell, founder of My Pillow Inc., points to the crowd during a rally for then-President Dona...

Mike Lindell, founder of My Pillow Inc., points to the crowd during a rally for then-President Donald Trump at the Bemidji Regional Airport on September 18, 2020 in Bemidji, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Twitter has permanently banned My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s account due to “repeated violations” of its civic integrity policy, a spokesperson said in a statement.

The policy was implemented last September and is targeted at fighting disinformation.

It was not immediately clear which posts by Lindell on Twitter triggered the suspension of his account.

Lindell has continued to insist that the presidential election was rigged even after U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration has begun.

Major retailers such as Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl’s have said that they would stop carrying My Pillow’s products, Lindell previously said.

Lindell is also facing potential litigation from Dominion Voting Systems for claiming that their voting machines played a role in alleged election fraud. He had also urged then-President Donald Trump to declare martial law in Minnesota to obtain its ballots and overturn the election.

Following the storming of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, Twitter has banned over 70,000 accounts for sharing misinformation.

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Twitter Permanently Bans My Pillow CEO