ProPublica’s Politwoops, which tracks deleted tweets from politicians, preserved the messages:
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) September 27, 2017
Trump’s deleted tweets and other messages arepart of an ongoing lawsuit by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), which argues that the erasures violate thePresidential Records Act.
“The American people not only deserve to know how their government is making important decisions, it’s the law,” CREW Executive Director Noah Bookbinder said in a news release in June. “By deleting these records,the White House is destroying essential historical records.”
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.