President Donald Trump takes his mask off before speaking from the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C., during a rally on Saturday. Trump spoke publicly for the first time since testing positive for COVID-19, as he prepares a rapid return to the campaign trail just three weeks before the election. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images/TNS

Twitter flagged one of President Donald Trump’s tweets for spreading misinformation on Sunday after he claimed he was immune from coronavirus.

“A total and complete sign off from White House Doctors yesterday,” Trump wrote. “That means I can’t get it (immune), and can’t give it. Very nice to know!!!”

Twitter quickly slapped a disclaimer above the tweet.

“This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules about spreading misleading and potentially harmful information related to COVID-19. However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public’s interest for the Tweet to remain accessible.”

Since he was released from the hospital after contracting coronavirus, Trump’s doctors have selectively released information about his health. Trump has also repeatedly claimed he was immune to coronavirus.

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Common action by Twitter....POTUS and false claims that can cause harm aren't rare... too bad he doesn't get words matter as some believe everything he says.. sad and scary..

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