White House seizes on email as vindication in tussle with Twitter

Twitter's feud with President Donald Trump escalated Friday after the social media platform accused one of his tweets of 'glorifying violence'

5/30/2020 6:10:00 AM

Twitter's feud with President Donald Trump escalated Friday after the social media platform accused one of his tweets of 'glorifying violence'

The White House leaped on the incongruity Friday evening as vindication for the president's charge that online companies don't play fair with conservatives.

But a Twitter spokesperson told POLITICO that the company stands by its ruling against Trump's tweet, in which the president railed against unrest in Minnesota and remarked that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts." Twitter slapped a

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warning labelon the tweet after it appeared on Trump's personal account, and later did the same thing to a tweet from the White House's official account that cited his words verbatim.The spokesperson said the automated email came in response to a specific complaint in which someone had accused the official White House account of violating a subset of Twitter’s rules — not necessarily regarding its policies on violent content. The email does not make clear what rule the complainant had cited.

The spokesperson said the company is required by law under certain jurisdictions, such as Germany, to alert users when Twitter has received and reviewed certain complaints against their accounts. Read more: POLITICO »

Jajaja TrueFactsStated Twitter Bowing down to a criminal so he’ll stop saying bad things about you. You are no better than the disgraceful GOP that backs this criminal and allows him to do whatever he wants. The American people will take care of this. NovemberToRemember TrueFactsStated TrueFactsStated It was flagged because it was reported , i get the same sh*t will im report i actually get banned for some days, he shouldnt be no different

Хоть здесь говорят правду Wrong people are censoring Trump. Congress ought to do it. We are out work, 100,000 people dead, cities in flames and the 'Law and Order President' is sitting in his silk boxer shorts Tweeting death threats and made-up murder accusations. Make the A••hole Go Away (MAGA) Take a step back and look at your life closely and ask yourself 'What can you improve? Overcome the fear of change

Twitter is either lying to Trump or lying to us. Twitter is a bunch of Brad's and Chad's that tuck it every morning and chug soy milk for fun. LiberalismIsAMentalDisease He was not glorifying violence.... Tell me..🤔 how do negotiate with mulitple races of citizens destroying and burning down buildings as well as pulverizing cities. I can only think of one..,he'll take care of the situation Trump2020 RIPGeorgeFloyd We got you covered

Twitter is just giving trump a taste of his own medicine: doing one thing and saying another, throwing gasoline on Trump’s burning anger at them. He’ll tweet more stupid crap and eventually, Twitter will suspend his account. And I will be: What does your Twitter allow itself to do? It works poorly, doesn’t download tweets and comments, doesn’t show answers, does NOT allow complaining about it..See for yourself. Help me please! TwitterSupport You can no longer send messages to this person

White House press secretary criticizes Twitter for singling out Trump instead of fact-checking Chinese propagandaWhite House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany pushed back against Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's request that people 'leave employees' out of the fact-checking debate, saying the White House would continue to question the people on the team. Spot on Kayleigh! Twitter is Chinese propaganda. The only fool who believes China is trump. He believed them over our intel on covid. The rest of us who have critical thinking skills do not think China is a legit source for any info.

Twitter Sanctions White House Tweet, Which Repeated Earlier Trump TweetTwitter has censored a post from the official White House Twitter account, after it reposted a tweet from President Trump. boycott twitter advertisers until they treat conservatives fairly and equally with their leftist sponsors Twitter deletes tweets of right wing people or even religious ones. If they will regulate free speech they must be regulated and made accountable for the opinions here. It's great watching them lose their 💩 Imagine the whole WH is wrapped up in strategizing on a witty (petty) comeback for labeling lies and threats while countless lives are being lost to Covid-19...

White House retweets Trump tweet restricted by Twitter for 'glorifying violence'The social media platform did not remove Trump's post, choosing instead to block users from liking, replying to or sharing the message. What a damn fool. He has lost 100,000 citizens during this pandemic. A real leader would be more concerned about his citizens and other pressing matters. But, he has left the people on our own - including 41 million who have lost their jobs. He's the leader of a failed state.

Twitter flags Trump, White House for 'glorifying violence' in tweets about George Floyd protestsTwitter flagged a Pres. Trump tweet about ongoing unrest in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, saying it violated its rules about “glorifying violence.” 加油,喊加油,受压迫和歧视的美国民众们, 拿起你们手中的枪,射向那些畜生不如警察的胸膛。 But twitter doesn’t do anything about this from one of their check mark users... BanTrump

Twitter Sanctions White House Tweet, Which Repeated Earlier Trump TweetTwitter has censored a post from the official White House Twitter account, after it reposted a tweet from President Trump. About time. The BS that comes out of that place is ridiculous. Trump is right. I saw rioters and looters burning down buildings while police watched It was out of control. I believe lethal force should be authorized to stop it and from happening again.. Now businesses have to pay more for insurance thanks f ing soul brothers Yep-and that is what happened, just look at KY and Chicago

Twitter Flags Trump and the White House Threats for ViolenceThe President\u2019s \u201cwhen the looting starts, the shooting starts\u201d tweet violates the platform's code of conduct. period! 💖 Paper I Love you so much