Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-Ky) campaign account has been locked out by Twitter after they shared a profanity-laced video of a protester’s rants on it.

Speaking to Courier Journal, McConnell’s campaign manager Kevin Golden, said, “This morning, Twitter locked our account for posting the video of real-world, violent threats made against Mitch McConnell. This is a problem with the speech police in America today.”

The McConnell campaign account, @Team_Mitch, had shared a video Tuesday that showed Black Lives Matter Louisville leader Chanelle Helm saying that the GOP leader “should have broken his little raggedy, wrinkled-ass neck" instead of his shoulder. Twitter took down this video and locked the account as it was in violation of its policies.

“Twitter will allow the words of 'Massacre Mitch' to trend nationally on their platform but locks our account for posting actual threats against us. The Lexington Herald-Leader can attack Mitch with cartoon tombstones of his opponents. But we can’t mock it," Golden said.

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U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell addresses the media during the 2017 "Congress of Tomorrow" Joint Republican Issues Conference in Philadelphia, Jan. 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mark Makela

"We appealed and Twitter stood by their decision, saying our account will remain locked until we delete the video," he added.

Helm’s viral comment, “Just stab the motherf---er in the heart" in reference to a voodoo doll that represented McConnell was also there in the video.

According to WHAS11, around 20 to 30 demonstrators cursing and chanting slogans on various issues had protested outside the senator’s home on Monday night. The senator had fractured his shoulder after tripping on his patio at home on Sunday. He is currently believed to be recovering at his home.

Helm told the Courier Journal on Tuesday that she doesn’t regret her comments, over a telephone interview. She said that McConnell doesn’t care about people who actually broke their necks or needed insulin or medicine and that these politicians wanted to prevent healthcare for all.

"[Health care] is something that every American out here wants. There’s only a few Americans who don’t want that, and those people are politicians and their cronies," she said.

McConnell has come under the spotlight in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, with the Democrats and other community leaders urging him to call off the Senate recess to pass several gun control measures in a bid to stem the violence.

A Twitter spokesperson told The Hill that the @Team_Mitch account violated the company's violent threats policy by sharing the video. Twitter guidelines state that users are not to post content that feature violent threats or glorifies violence, irrespective of the context.