YouTube has taken action against President Donald Trump and barred new videos from being uploaded to his channel for at least seven days, citing a policy violation and “Concerns about possible violence”
It was the latest in action against Trump following last week’s deadly riots at the US Capitol, with Trump supporters Twitter and Facebook both suspending or blocking the president’s account.
YouTube issued “protests” to Trump’s channel and said comments would be closed indefinitely.The company also said it removed new content posted on Tuesday.
Trump has been blamed by some Democrats and Republicans, including a 3rd Republican in House Representative Liz Cheney for inciting violence at the Capitol.
“The President of the United States has called this group together and set the fire of this attack, everything that follows is his actions,”; Cheney, R-Wyoming said in a statement on Tuesday.
“There has never been a betrayal of the President of the United States in his office and an increase in oaths to the Constitution,” she said, adding she supports the impeachment of him.
On Tuesday, Trump was not responsible for inciting a riot that killed five people, including a congressional police officer who died after injuries sustained in a physical encounter and a woman fatally shot by police while Where a group of people tried to break into part of the building
There were calls in Congress to remove Trump after the rampage.
The Democrats-controlled House of Representatives on Tuesday night passed a resolution calling on Vice President Mike Pence to demand the 25th Amendment, which Pence said he would not. “Under our constitution, the 25th Amendment is not a means of punishment or usurpation,” and using it will define what he calls a dreadful precedent, the vice president said in the letter.
The majority of House votes from 223 to 205 are partisanal. But there are also calls for impeachment to Trump a second time, and more and more Republicans have endorsed impeachment against the president.
In addition to speaking to the crowd at pre-violence rallies, Trump has repeatedly and unfounded the claim that the election was fraud or stealing, claiming no evidence. Protesters raided and raided the City Hall as Congress was counting the official vote on Joe Biden’s victory.
Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Said on the floor before the vote on Tuesday night: “The facts are clear: the president called for this sedition strike.”