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Presidential dispute with Twitter - "Trump's decree is used to distract from something"

News from Jun 03, 2020

After Twitter added a fact check to a tweet from the US president, thus virtually contradicting him, Donald Trump turns against the company. By decree he wants to give the platform operators less leeway to take action against certain content. And the plaintiffs more possibilities to sue Twitter. Trump says it's about freedom of speech. Political opponents accuse him of using it as a campaign tool. Political scientist Christian Lammert sees a diversionary tactic

May 29, 2020, 3:25 pm.

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