Twitter has again placed a warning label on one of President Donald Trump's tweets, accusing him of illegally urging citizens to vote twice in the presidential election.
'NORTH CAROLINA: To make sure your Ballot COUNTS, sign & send it in EARLY. When Polls open, go to your Polling Place to see if it was COUNTED,' Trump wrote in his tweet on Saturday from the White House.
'IF NOT, VOTE! Your signed Ballot will not count because your vote has been posted. Don't let them illegally take your vote away from you!'
Twitter quickly hid the tweet behind a warning, explaining in a statement: 'We placed a public interest notice on this Tweet for violating our Civic Integrity Policy, specifically for encouraging people to potentially vote twice.'
Twitter has again placed a warning label on one of President Donald Trump's tweets, accusing him of illegally urging citizens to vote twice in the presidential election
This is how the tweet appeared on Trump's timeline with the warning message on it
'Voting twice in North Carolina is illegal,' Twitter continued in the statement. 'To protect people on Twitter, we err on the side of limiting the circulation of Tweets which advise people to take actions which could be illegal in the context of voting or result in the invalidation of their votes.'
'Per our policies, this Tweet will remain on the service given its relevance to the ongoing public conversation. Engagements with the Tweet will be limited. People will be able to Retweet with Comment, but not Like, Reply, or Retweet it,' the company said.
On a visit to North Carolina earlier this month, Trump first suggested that his supporters vote once by mail and a second time in person to test whether the system could weed out voter fraud.
The executive director of North Carolina's board of elections, Karen Brinson Bell, responded by warning that