White House Website Scrubbed of LGBT, Climate Change, Healthcare and Civil Rights Mentions

Changes happened as Trump was sworn in


Immediately after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, some changes were made to the White House's official website and social media accounts.

Though the plan to move Barack Obama's tweets as @POTUS to @POTUS44 was already in place, the Twitter account was wiped clean of tweets and followers to prepare it for President Trump (though he will reportedly continue to use @realDonaldTrump).

WhiteHouse.gov also saw lightning-fast changes, many of which observant Twitter users pointed out right away.

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