Trump can’t block people on Twitter, federal judge rules

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President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users for the political views they have expressed, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday.

The government had argued that blocked individuals could still access the president’s tweets. The judge agreed but said that even considering the president’s First Amendment rights, preventing users from interacting directly with him on Twitter represented a violation of a “real, albeit narrow, slice of speech.”

Source: NBC News
Source Bias: Left-Center

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danielwalldammit

Yet another reason for the Cheeto to stop treating the Presidency as if it were a vehicle for enhancing his social media presence.