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Twitch Bans President Trump Temporarily For “Hateful Conduct”

Streaming service Twitch has temporarily suspended the account of President Donald Trump. Unlike some of the other recent bans it’s handed out, it offered more specific reasoning for this move, perhaps due to the high-profile nature of the action. The company pointed to its policy on hateful conduct and even cited specific violations from past streams, which both involved the broadcast of Trump campaign rallies.

In a statement shared with GameSpot, a Twitch spokesperson said, “Hateful conduct is not allowed on Twitch. In line with our policies, President Trump’s channel has been issued a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on stream, and the offending content has been removed.” The length of the ban was not shared.

It also referred to its hateful conduct rules and provided the transcript for comments from the channel’s streams that violate these rules. They are as follows:

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