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Trump's social media and business allies appeared to be abandoning him in the wake of the terrorism at the US Capitol on Jan. 6, despite enabling him for years.
Business Leaders Abandon Trump, Call for 25th Amendment While Social Media Finally Takes Action

Despite enabling him for years, some of Trump's business community allies have called for the president to be removed from office. Facebook also suspended the president's accounts.

A group of volunteers from Ithaca, N.Y., hand out free cookies to voters in Scranton, Pa., on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. A single voting machine jammed for just minutes Tuesday morning at a precinct in Scranton, Joe Biden’s hometown, but misleading posts on Facebook and Twitter claimed multiple machines there were down for hours. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Despite a Wave of Misinformation, Voting in PA Actually Worked Pretty Well

Pennsylvania emerged as a hot spot for online misinformation on Election Day. Facebook and Twitter scrambled to take down false posts about polling locations.