Twitter reversed its permanent ban on conservative radio host Jesse Kelly on Tuesday after the platform received substantial backlash over its initial decision.
“The account was temporarily suspended for violating the Twitter Rules and has been reinstated,” a Twitter spokesperson told The Daily Wire. “We have communicated directly with the account owner.”
Kelly was suspended on Sunday for undisclosed violations of Twitter rules, which sparked immediate backlash on the platform from noteworthy accounts across the political spectrum.
Kelly’s suspension had sparked reaction from at least two U.S. Senators, Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Senator-elect Josh Hawley (R-MO).
“Twitter recently banned a Marine vet & conservative pundit, Jesse Kelly, without explanation,” Hawley tweeted. “This follows Twitter’s ban of Canadian feminist Megan Murphy for her speech. @jack told Congress Twitter doesn’t target political speech. Is that true?”- READ MORE