Always an aggrieved victim, isn’t he.
Next, Trump threatened tthreatened to shut down Twitter, one of the platforms he falsely accuses of stifling conservative voices.
Now, he is said to be planning to sign some kind of social media executive order to express his outrage.
The officials, who spoke to reporters traveling with Trump to Washington from Florida aboard Air Force One on Wednesday, gave no further details.
Before leaving for Florida earlier in the day to observe a space launch that was postponed because of bad weather, Trump again accused Twitter Inc and other social media of bias without offering evidence.
It was unclear how Trump could follow through on the threat of shutting down social media companies.
(…) Separately, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a suit brought by a conservative group and right-wing YouTube personality against Google, Facebook, Twitter and Apple alleging they conspired to suppress conservative political views.
Read more at Reuters:
[reuters.com, Jeff Mason, Nandita Bose]
News via pooler @peterbakernyt: “Kayleigh McEnany came back just before landing to say that POTUS is signing an executive order today “pertaining to social media” but had no details on what it would do.”
— Meridith McGraw (@meridithmcgraw) May 27, 2020
Just minutes later, WH pool was told that the social media executive order will actually be signed tomorrow not tonight. But still few details on what is in the EO.
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) May 27, 2020
• Mark Brnovich (R) sued Google on Wednesday, alleging violation of user privacy. Arizona’s state Attorney General is suing Google over claims the company collected Android users’ location data even when users turned digital tracking off.
“Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices. We will strongly regulate, or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen.”
“Twitter is completely stifling FREE SPEECH, and I, as President, will not allow it to happen!”
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