A Twitter employee deactivated Trump's account for 11 minutes

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Twitter said in a statement that President Trump's account was "inadvertently deactivated" and down for 11 minutes.

Twitter said President Donald Trump's personal account was deactivated on Thursday for 11 minutes because of the actions of an employee.

The company sent out a tweet from its Twitter Government team saying that Trump's account has been restored.

"We are continuing to investigate and are taking steps to prevent this from happening again," the tweet said.

Twitter followed up, saying that a customer support employee had deactivated the account on their last day with the company.