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Tomorrow afternoon. It will run through Friday. Day morning, and this covers a good chunk of Maryland and Arrundell Calvert, Cecil Charles, Prince George's, along with Southeast Harford, Southern Baltimore in ST Mary's County, so basically the eastern part of Maryland. Also, northern Virginia King George will keep an eye on this all through the day tomorrow. Stay with us here on W T O P. 3 41 former president. Trump says he's part of a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter and Google. Trump claims that he and other conservatives have been wrongfully censored by the three big tech companies. He's been prematurely or sorry, permanently banned from Twitter and is banned from Facebook for at least two years after the capital riot were demanding an end to the shadow banning A stop to the silencing and a stop to the blacklisting, banishing and canceling that you know so well. Our case will prove this censorship is unlawful. It's unconstitutional and it's completely un American. Trump was removed from those platforms as well as YouTube over comments he made during and after the insurrection. He continues to make baseless claims that the 2020 race was stolen from him well moments ago. Professor Eric Goldman, who's the associate dean for research at Santa Clara University School of Law, joined us to talk about the lawsuit. And he says there have been similar suits against big tech companies in the past, but they failed. The short story is said the Constitution divides between regulation of the government and non regulation. The private actors. The Inet services are private actors. It's a very simple legal question. And so he's trying to color that issue with arguments that aren't going to work in other legal news of federal judge will not block some challenged portions of Georgia's new election law ahead of to run off elections scheduled for next week, but that judge did not rule out the possibility for future elections..

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