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    👍|Ivanka Trump Deletes Tweet Calling Trump Rioter…

    While the House members and Senators have been quick to denounce the protesters who stormed the Capitol building as “domestic terrorists,” as Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) said and “insurrectionists,” as Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) termed them, Ivanka Trump, similarly to her father, President Donald Trump, called the same people “American Patriots.” Her now-deleted tweet reads “American Patriots — any security breach or disrespect to our law enforcement is unacceptable. The violence must stop immediately. Please be peaceful.” Ivanka’s tweet reads very similar to Donald Trump’s from the same day…

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    👍|Trump Social Media Accounts Locked After Stokin…

    President Donald Trump’s main megaphones to his supporters, his Twitter and Facebook and Instagram accounts, were locked and his video address to the Capitol protesters was removed from his YouTube account on Wednesday night. In recent months all of these social media platforms have added disclaimers below messages like Trump’s alleging widespread voter fraud saying such claims are “disputed,” which many experts believe is not enough.  The action from the sites comes as a result of Trump’s confusing minute-long video where he asks protesters to go home, but before that, insists that the presid…

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    👍|Twitter To Give @POTUS To Biden On Inauguration…

    Twitter has announced the the @POTUS Twitter account will be transferred over to President-Elect Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, whether President Donald Trumpconcedes the election or not. @POTUS, @whitehouse, @FLOTUS and @VP are all official handles that Twitter will hand over to the Biden administration.“Twitter is actively preparing to support the transition of White House institutional Twitter accounts on January 20th, 2021,” said a Twitter spokesperson said. “As we did for the presidential transition in 2017, this process is being done in close consultation with the National Archives and R…

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    👍|Trump Shares Bizarre Randy Quaid Video With Cap…

    On Tuesday night, President Donald Trumpshared a Twitter video of American actor Randy Quaid reciting one of his tweets captioned “Fox is dead to me” again.Quaid, a loyal Trump supporter, initially shared the video on November 12 after Fox News declared President-elect Joe Biden winner.“Fox News daytime ratings have completely collapsed. Weekend daytime even worse. Very sad to watch this happen,” Quad read Trump’s old tweet verbatim aloud for the camera.Mere hours before Trump shared the video for the second time, the president had promoted a video from Fox News host Tucker Carlson.

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    👍|Trump Acknowledges Biden Victory On Twitter, Th…

    After President-elect Joe Biden was handed a victory in Georgia and President Donald Trump was handed multiple legal defeats on Friday, the election results appeared to be more solidified after a turbulent two weeks of disputes and lawsuits. But Trump has yet to officially concede the election and repeatedly takes to Twitter to condemn the media and declare mail-in ballots as invalid.Early Sunday morning, Trump briefly acknowledged Biden’s victory. “He won because the Election was Rigged,” Trump tweeted. “NO VOTE WATCHERS OR OBSERVERS allowed, vote tabulated by a Radical Left privately owned c…

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    👍|Trump Spends Time Tweeting & Golfing While Igno…

    Despite a surge in coronavirus cases across the nation, President Donald Trump has spent little time working on the pandemic and spent the previous week in the White House posting tweets about his “victory” in the election making unfounded accusations about voter fraud and heading off for frequent golf outings.The Trump administration so far has rejected Democrats demands that they need to “return to reality and accept the results.”Political scientist Norman Ornstein criticized the president and said, “It seems clear Trump has checked out.”“It’s not like this guy has shown a great interest in …

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    👍|Biden Campaign Threatens To ‘Escort’ Trump Out …

    President-elect Joe Biden officially won the election on Saturday morning, but current President Donald Trump refuses to concede. Trump’s campaign has already filed several lawsuits in Georgia, Michigan, Nevada and Pennsylvania — key swing states where Biden received more votes. Most notably, a lawsuit in Philadelphia claims that observers were not allowed to watch ballot counting,  although Trump’s lawyers admitted in court that observers had been allowed to do so.Trump has also taken to Twitter to make claims about election fraud and question why media networks are the ones determining the r…

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    👍|Twitter Places Warnings On Trump’s ‘Misleading’…

    In one of the first political actions from Twitter after Election Day, a tweet by President Donald Trump regarding voter fraud was labeled as “a potentially misleading claim about an election.”The warning label blocks users’ initial view of the tweet, but one click allows them to view it. Twitter stated that “Some or all of the content shared in this Tweet is disputed and might be misleading about an election” and released a statement that the “action is in line with (their) Civic Integrity Policy.”Twitter was not the only social media site to monitor and limit statements from the president; F…

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    👍|Twitter Reverses Course After Blocking Potentia…

    Conservatives attacked Twitter this week, with President Donald Trump calling the social media giant “a monster,” and Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee) promising to subpoena its chief executives.The discontent came after Twitter decided on Wednesday to block an unsubstantiated report from the New York Post about Hunter Biden allegedly trying to influence his father, Democratic nominee Joe Biden to support his work at the Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. Hunter’s work at Burisma, a company he has since left, laid at the center of the impeachment inquiry against Trump…

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    👍|Trump Tweets Doctored Video Of Biden With Anti-…

    President Donald Trump retweeted a doctored video of Democratic nominee Joe Biden at a campaign event in Florida, during which he played the song “Despacito.”The video, originally posted by the Twitter user “The United Spot,” showed the same video but with the anti-police song F***Tha Police by N.W.A.In his retweet, Trump asked: “What is this all about?”Twitter flagged the post as “manipulated media,” and linked to the actual video, where Biden can be seen walking up to the lectern and saying “I just have one thing to say,” before pulling out his phone and playing the song “Despacito” by Luis …

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    👍|Biden Blasts Trump For ‘Recklessly Encouraging …

    On Sunday, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden hammered President Donald Trump as “recklessly encouraging violence.” Biden’s statement comes after a man died following violent conflicts Saturday afternoon in Portland, Oregon, between Black Lives Matter protesters and those involved in a pro-Trump vehicle rally.Trump offered support on Saturday afternoon for a caravan of supporters who were part of a Trump rally in Portland. The Trump supporters had been recorded spraying protesters with paintballs and what appeared to be pepper spray. In turn, a video captured showed protesters launching…

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    👍|Trump Tweets Attacks Obama & Biden DNC Speeches…

    President Donald Trump had apparently kept a close eye on the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night as he fired off several tweets in response to the speeches of former President Barack Obama and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris in real time.The tweetstorm began with Trump responding in all-caps to Obama’s criticism of Trump and his administration. Trump tweeted, “He spied on my campaign, and got caught!”Trump was referring to the conspiracy theory that states that the Obama administration surveilled Trump’s associates during the 2016 campaign season. This is link…

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    👍|For The First Time, Facebook Removes Trump Post…

    Facebook took down a post from President Donald Trump citing coronavirus disinformation. In the video, Trump claimed children were immune to coronavirus.Trump posted a video of his Fox News interview on Wednesday in which he pushed for schools opening and falsely claimed that children were “almost immune” to coronavirus.“They’ve got much stronger immune systems than we do somehow for this,” Trump said. “They don’t have a problem. They just don’t have a problem.”Researchers, however, do not support the theory. While many children might be asymptomatic or show mild symptoms, an assumption that c…

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    👍|Trump Denies Undermining Dr. Anthony Fauci: ‘No…

    On Tuesday, President Donald Trump denied that he had been trying to undermine Dr. Anthony Fauci, the well-regarded director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and one of the nation’s top advisers regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.This statement came after Trump tweeted and retweeted misinformation about the coronavirus on Monday, including one that accused Fauci of misleading “the American public on many issues.”Fauci has denied that he has done so “under any circumstances.”Fauci has had his credibility questioned many times by Trump over the past few months. Trump has…

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    👍|Donald Trump Jr. Punished By Twitter For Sharin…

    On Monday, President Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr. retweeted a viral video that claimed hydroxychloroquine was a cure for the coronavirus. Twitter removed the video and limited “some account functionality for 12 hours” for Trump Jr.Liz Kelley, a spokesperson for Twitter, said that the tweets were “in violation of our COVID-19 misinformation policy.”The video in question showed a group of doctors from the “America’s Frontline Doctors” in a press conference before the U.S. Supreme Court. It was published by Breitbart News, a right-wing media outlet known to have published conspiracy…

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    👍|Game Show Host Chuck Woolery, Who Tweeted COVID…

    Earlier this week, President Donald Trump retweeted Chuck Woolery’s tweet stating that “Everyone is lying [about COVID-19]. The CDC, Media, Democrats, our Doctors, not all but most, that we are told to trust. I think it’s all about the election and keeping the economy from coming back, which is about the election.” In a surprising twist, Woolery deactivated his Twitter account not long afterward.Woolery, a former TV game show host for Love Connection and Wheel of Fortune, announced the news that his own son had tested positive for the coronavirus shortly after the initial tweet.“To further cla…

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    👍|Trump Retweets ‘Love Connection’ Host Chuck Woo…

    On Monday, President Donald Trump retweeted former TV game show host Chuck Woolery‘s theory that “everyone is lying” about COVID-19, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and most doctors.Shortly after, Trump also retweeted Woolery’s claim that there is scientific evidence worldwide that schools should open this fall.Woolery was the original host of Wheel of Fortune as well as The Love Connection, which were both popular game shows in 70s and 80s respectively. He does not have a degree in medicine, though he does have the support of Trump, who is also a former reality TV per…

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    👍|Trump Unavailable Golfing When White House Trie…

    On Sunday, President Donald Trump retweeted a video of a Trump supporter in a golf cart, in which one of his supporters repeatedly screamed “white power” seconds into the video during a Florida protest.The video was shot at The Villages, a Florida retirement community, and showed competing demonstrations between Trump supporters and opponents.The tweet remained on Twitter for three hours Sunday morning after the president was called frantically for hours to delete the content. Trump was  golfing at his Virginia golf club and had put his phone down.White House aides also unsuccessfully tried to…

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    👍|Judge Rules GOP Rep. Devin Nunes Can’t Sue Twit…

    Rep. Devin Nunes (R-California) won’t be able to include Twitter in his lawsuit against two satirical Twitter accounts by a political consultant Liz Mair, a judge ruled Wednesday.In his 2019 lawsuit, Nunes asserted that Mair and the anonymous accounts, which posed as Nunes’s cow from the family farm and his mother on Twitter, @DevinCow and @DevinNunesMom respectively, damaged his reputation and caused him to almost lose his 2018 re-election. He also accused Twitter of negligence for allowing this to happen without any proper intervention.Following the decision, Twitter released a statement sup…

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    👍|Sen. Ted Cruz Joins New Social Media Platform P…

    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced that he has joined Parler, an alternative social networking site like Twitter that “protects users” rights by not censoring their posts. Cruz uploaded a video to YouTube about platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, which he claims  limit conservatives “free speech.” The Texas senator specifically bashed the platforms for “flagrantly silencing those with whom they disagree, from conservative media organizations to the president of the United States — and millions of Americans in between.”Cruz noted that he was joining Parler as a “free-speech” platform. “Let’s…

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    👍|Facebook Takes Down Trump Ads Displaying A Symb…

    Facebook took down advertisements for President Donald Trump‘s reelection campaign on Thursday, saying they violated company policy by including a large red triangle that was used by Nazis to classify political prisoners of war.“Dangerous MOBS of far-left groups are running through our streets and causing absolute mayhem,” the ads read. Below the ad was the red triangle, seemingly referring to Antifa, a loosely organized group of anti-fascists upon Trump has scapegoated for the damage and vandalism occurring alongside some George Floyd protests.“We removed these posts and ads for violating our…

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    👍|Ron Perlman Calls GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz A ‘Scumba…

    Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) and actor Ron Perlman became embroiled in a Twitter feud on Sunday after Perlman criticized Gaetz for condemning the U.S. Soccer board of directors’ decision to allow their players to kneel during the national anthem.The repeal follows weeks of protests against racial inequality and police brutality. The policy was put in place years ago, when U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe joined NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and others in taking a knee during the anthem to protest police violence and systemic racism.“I’d rather the US not have a soccer team than have a …

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    👍|#LadyG Trends On Twitter As Porn Star Sean Hard…

    Gay porn star Sean Harding declared on Twitter that a “homophobic” Republican U.S. senator was known widely to the escort world, leading to the #LadyG to trend all day on Saturday.“There is a homophobic republican senator who is no better than Trump who keeps passing legislation that is damaging to the lgbt and minority communities,” Harding tweeted. “Every sex worker I know has been hired by this man. Wondering if enough of us spoke out if that could get him out of office?” Following this tweet, Harding replied to his post and left a crucial hint about a senator he is talking about.“I cannot …

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    👍|Twitter & Facebook Remove Trump Campaign Video …

    Twitter and Facebook blocked President Donald Trump‘s reelection campaign from sharing a video tribute to George Floyd, the African American man killed by a Minneapolis police officer, over a copyright claim.The social media company took down a video posted by @TeamTrump with a note saying, “This media has been disabled in response to a claim by the copyright owner.” The video is still posted on the president’s YouTube channel.California lawyer Sam Koolaq told Politico his firm sent copyright complaints to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. He did not disclose who his client was.Faceboo…

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    👍|Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Facebook Is …

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) criticized Mark Zuckerberg after he expressed concern on Twitter for adding fact-checking labels to two of President Donald Trump‘s tweets.The CEO had a phone call with President Donald Trump on Friday when he told the president his concerns.Zuckerberg also told Fox News on Thursday that private companies should not intervene in the online statements. “I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn’t be the arbiter of truth of everything that people say online,” Zuckerberg said. “Private companies probably shouldn’t be, especially these platform compan…

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    👍|Trump Escalates War With Twitter After Signing …

    After a long-lived feud with Twitter, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday stripping social media companies of their legal protections.After it was urged to remove Trump’s misleading tweets, Twitter decided to flag his tweets about mail-in voting as “misleading.” One tweet in particular was also labeled with an informational link, providing non-partisan context for voters.“These Tweets contain potentially misleading information about voting processes and have been labeled to provide additional context around mail-in ballots,” a spokesperson for Twitter said.Conservative…

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    👍|Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Me…

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after Twitter flagged two of the president’s tweets as “potentially misleading” for the first time.The order was designed to “defend free speech from one of the gravest dangers it has faced in American history,” Trump said.“A small handful of social media monopolies controls a vast portion of all public and private communications in the United States,” he said at the Oval Office on Thursday. “They’ve had unchecked power to censor, restrict, edit, shape, hide, alter, virtually any form of communi…

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    Trump Unmoved By Letter Of Widower Of Lori Kla…

    Timothy Klausutis, the husband of deceased Joe Scarborough staffer Lori Klausutis, wrote a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asking him to remove President Donald Trump‘s tweets about Lori’s death.Back in 2001, Lori was found dead in one of the former Florida Congressman’s offices in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, while Scarborough was fulfilling his duties in Congress in Washington, D.C.The autopsy of her body revealed that an undiagnosed heart-valve irregularity had caused a heart arrhythmia, eventually stopping the 28-year old woman’s breathing. However, several conspiracy theories arose.Trump…

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    Twitter Flags 2 Of Trump’s Tweets About Mail-In…

    Twitter flagged tweets from President Donald Trump as “potentially misleading” for the first time on Tuesday.The social media site highlighted two of Trump’s tweets which claimed shifting to mail-in ballots would increase voter fraud. A message below the tweets reading, “Get the facts about mail-in ballots” links to a curated fact-check page with links and excerpts from news articles contradicting his claim.“There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent,” Trump wrote in a tweet that was flagged as misleading. “Mail boxes will be robbed, ballot…