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One of Marjorie Taylor Greene’s verified Twitter accounts permanently suspended from Twitter

Jan 2, 2022, 9:11 AM | Updated: Jun 8, 2022, 3:22 pm
FILE: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) speaks during a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol ...
FILE: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) speaks during a press conference outside the U.S. Capitol on February 5, 2021 in Washington, DC. The House voted 230 to 199 on Friday evening to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) from committee assignments over her remarks about QAnon and other conspiracy theories. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

(CNN) — Twitter has permanently suspended Georgia GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Twitter account @mtgreenee, the company confirmed to CNN Sunday morning.

A Twitter spokesperson said the company “permanently suspended” the account “for repeated violations of our COVID-19 misinformation policy.”

Greene most frequently tweeted from the handle @mtgreenee. She still has access to and can tweet from her official congressional account @RepMTG.

Twitter had previously temporarily restricted Greene’s account for sharing misinformation about the 2020 presidential election and Covid-19.

Greene’s ban comes almost a year after the platform banned former President Donald Trump in the wake of the deadly January 6 insurrection.

Rep. Greene released a statement after the ban, part of which said: “Social media platforms can’t stop the truth from being spread far and wide. Big Tech can’t stop the truth. Communist Democrats can’t stop the truth. I stand with the truth and the people. We will overcome!”
This story is breaking and will be updated.

CNN’s Melanie Zanona contributed to this report.

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One of Marjorie Taylor Greene’s verified Twitter accounts permanently suspended from Twitter