Trump says he has no real interest in returning to Twitter after reinstatement

Former President Trump mentioned he sees “no motive” for returning to Twitter after Elon Musk reinstated his account on Saturday.

“I don’t see any motive for it, they’ve a number of issues at Twitter, you see what’s occurring. It might make it, it might not make it,” Trump mentioned throughout a digital look earlier than the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual management assembly.

The previous president praised Musk however signaled he would stay on Fact Social, a platform Trump created months after being banned from Twitter following his tweets surrounding the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol assault.

Musk, who previous to formally taking up Twitter indicated he would reverse Trump’s ban, printed a Twitter ballot asking customers if the previous president needs to be reinstated.

With greater than 15 million votes, 52 p.c indicated assist for the reinstatement, whereas 48 p.c voiced opposition.

Trump’s account grew to become seen once more on Saturday, together with his previous tweets.

The previous president equally prompt in a Fact Social publish on Saturday he wouldn’t return to Twitter.

“Vote now with positivity, however don’t fear, we aren’t going wherever. Fact Social is particular!” Trump wrote.

Musk’s $44 billion takeover of the social media firm has led to a chaotic transition, with Musk shedding roughly half of Twitter’s 7,500-person workforce in his first week.

After Musk reportedly instructed the remaining workers final week to decide to a “hardcore” work setting or settle for severance and go away the corporate, The New York Instances reported a minimum of 1,200 further workers had resigned, based mostly on inner estimates.

These departures have induced elevated concern for Twitter’s future and talent to proceed operations after quite a few essential infrastructure groups misplaced workers.