Trump posts on Facebook for first time since Jan. 6 Capitol riot

This illustration photo show the Facebook page of former President Donald Trump on a smartphone screen in Los Angeles, March 17, 2023.

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Former President Donald Trump posted to Facebook on Friday for the first time since the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, which had prompted the social media giant to put a two-year ban on the then-president’s account.

Trump, whose Facebook account was reinstated in January, was expected to return to the Meta-owned platform and Twitter after both companies lifted their suspensions of his profiles.

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