YouTube bans Trump from uploading videos for at least 7 days 'given the ongoing concerns about violence'

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YouTube on Tuesday night announced that President Trump's account was prohibited from uploading new content for at least seven days, and that comments under existing videos have been disabled indefinitely -- a move "given the ongoing concerns about violence."

"After review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump’s channel for violating our policies," YouTube said in a statement. "It now has its 1st strike & is temporarily prevented from uploading new content for a *minimum* of 7 days."

The statement continued, "Given the ongoing concerns about violence, we will also be indefinitely disabling comments on President Trump’s channel, as we’ve done to other channels where there are safety concerns found in the comments section."