August 28, 2022

According to a report from Fox Business, Donald Trump's social media outfit, Truth Social, is having huge financial problems and is locked in a bitter battle with one of its vendors. RightForce agreed to host Truth Social, but now they say that the former President's platform owes it around $1.6 million and is threatening legal action to recoup the money.

Via Mother Jones:

The site's traffic has tumbled to about 300,000 views per day, down from 1.5 million on the day of its launch, the Washington Post reported Saturday. And that is one of a slew of problems for the would-be Twitter competitor. The Patent and Trademark Office this month refused Trump's application for a trademark for the site's name. The site has been panned for forcing people who want to sign up to languish on a waitlist.

That's not true, says Donald Trump, a businessman who has filed for 6 bankruptcies. We could say that as President, his 7th bankruptcy took place when he left office with the worst jobs record of any President since Herbert Hoover. Sandwiched in between posts that air his grievances about "Crooked" Hilary, the FBI, James Comey, Mar-a-Raido, etc., is this doozy:

The Fake News Media is devastated by how well TRUTH is doing so, quite [SIC] on cue, they are working overtime to criticize and demean it. Actually, many of the big guns in Washington, D.C., are fighting to stop the TRUTH but, they won't be successful. They are going after the outside financial company, and virtually anybody that walks and breaths, but that won't do it. They said it is doing worse since the Raid, but actually it is doing MUCH better, up more than 550%. We all love TRUTH!!!

Sure, Donald.

Via The Washington Post:

Truth Social has become a common sounding board for pro-Trump discussion and outrage. An armed man who was killed after trying to storm an FBI office in Cincinnati had been a frequent user of Truth Social, urging followers in posts to "kill" FBI agents "on sight," according to a profile that matched the suspect's name, location and photograph.

But in the days since the FBI search of Mar-a-Lago, Truth Social's viewership has slowed, according to traffic estimates from Similarweb, an online analytics firm. Its U.S. audience has tumbled to about 300,000 views per day, down from nearly 1.5 million on the day of its launch.

Trump could just pay his bills to make all of this go away -- if he is really a billionaire and not drowning in debt. It's cute that RightForce actually thought that Lumpy would pay his bills.

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