For several minutes this afternoon, President Donald J. Trump’s Twitter account vanished for several minutes and then re-appeared. Whether it was a technical glitch, user error, or some move on the part of Twitter was unclear.
We’re reached out to Twitter for comment and will update.
Whatever the reason, the disappearance of Trump’s critical Twitter account even for a few brief moments, immediately set Twitter a-buzz with speculation.
POLL: Why is Trump's twitter account gone?
— Rowan Kaiser (@RowanKaiser) November 2, 2017
Trump has also not yet acknowledged the issue. But his Twitter account played a huge role in this campaign, and now in his communication strategy as president.