Cameron Tousi assesses the legal battle against Twitter following Donald Trump’s ban

After the pro-Trump rally descended into an assault on the US Capitol, Twitter banned President Trump for life from its platform. For a presidency mired in controversies, the riots were finally a bridge too far, with other social media sites following suit.

Texas' Attorney General, Ken Paxton, had himself attended the day's rally – though, to be fair, no allegations of untoward behavior have been alleged against him personally.

Nevertheless, Paxton decided to investigate not Trump, but Twitter. This is despite the tragedies of the January 6 events of the twice impeached president, including  five