Online payments processor Stripe has stopped processing payments for President Donald Trump’s campaign website in the wake of last week’s , the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
The company, which handles online payments for millions of online businesses, is cutting off the Trump campaign due to violations of its policies against encouraging violence, sources told the newspaper. Stripe’s terms of service prohibit its service to be used by any “high risk” business that “engages in, encourages, promotes or celebrates unlawful violence or physical harm to persons or property.”
Violence that erupted Wednesday afternoon when a mob of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol during the vote to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Twitter and Facebook each suspended Trump’s accounts for incendiary comments following the riots.
Neither Stripe no the Trump campaign didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.