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Donald Trump feuds with Twitter



Protests in Minneapolis over the death of George Floyd escalating happened last night. The focus. The police precinct were four officers. Were based of who were fired. After died in their custody that happened on Monday. Demonstrators pushed down temporary fencing and occupy property at the precinct and fires. Burn both sides of the building. Officers fired tear-gas from the ground end. A rooftop officials said the building was cleared of staff shortly after ten PM. Local time and protesters forcibly entered the building and knighted several fires. Now meantime this is turning into more than a local story. This is becoming a national story and a public policy story. President Trump tweeting about the violence. Just before one a m eastern time. In one of those tweets was flagged by twitter. This time twitter says the second part of a two part tweet violated the company's rules about glorifying violence but twitter determined that it may be in the interest for that tweet to remain accessible. Here's what the president said. He said I can't stand back and watch this happen to a great American city. Minneapolis a total lack of leadership. Either the very weak radical left Mayor Jacob Fray get his act together and bring the city under control or I will send in the National Guard and get the job done right. These thugs are dishonoring. The memory of George Florida and I won't let that happen. Just spoke to governor Tim Walz and told him that the military is with him all the way any difficulty and we will assume control but when the looting starts the shooting starts thank you exclamation point. Twitter explained that the last line violated its policy based on the historical context. It's connection to violence and the risk that it could inspire similar actions today yesterday. President trump signed an executive order seeking to limit of course the broad legal protection that federal law provides to social media and other online platforms. We talked about it. It seeks to make it easier for regulators to hold twitter and facebook liable if they are deemed to be unfairly curbing user speech and we had that conversation yesterday with Mark Zuckerberg about all of that. And where the social media companies come down on these things and when they're going to be stepping in or not here we are and I don't envy twitter. I don't envy any of them. And you heard Sucker Berg told you is like we don't want you don't want that responsibility he doesn't want to either. That's that's not. But but how do you spell separate yourself from it when you're when your facebook or twitter

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