LAWSUIT/SOCIAL MEDIA/TWITTER: “A federal judge on Wednesday [August 3, 2022] stayed former President Donald Trump’s lawsuit demanding YouTube reinstate his social media account pending Trump’s appeal of the dismissal of his case against Twitter…

Trump wants the judge to order YouTube to restore his account after being indefinitely suspended so that he can sell merchandise on the video platform. Facebook and Twitter also suspended his accounts following the Jan. 6, 2020, attack on the U.S. Capitol amid concerns that he might incite further violence.

Trump filed four class actions against the tech companies and their CEOs in July 2021 in a bid to challenge the suspensions. In his lawsuit against YouTube, he claims the ban stifles public debate and imperiled his donor platforms, dampening his ability to communicate his endorsements of candidates.”

-Natalie Hanson, “Trump war with YouTube stayed until Twitter fight ends,” courthousenews.com, August 3, 2022