WASHINGTON (Reuters) – the President, Donald Trump, welcomed a prominent conservative, the social media population, to the White House on Thursday and said that together with himself she will be treated unfairly by the big tech companies that, he says, is to suppress the conservative vote.
He said he has told his administration to look out for in the regulations, and the laws that protect against free-speech, though he did not provide details on the measures that have been discussed, and said that he would call a large-scale social enterprise to the White House for talks in the next couple of weeks.
“We’re not going to shut up,” He said, lamenting the change in the number of followers on Twitter. “Great technology should not be suppression of the vote.”
Freedom of speech and expression is enshrined in the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
He regularly lashes out at the mainstream media for their work, which he brands as “fake news,” social media is a key part of his 2016 run for the office, and by 2020 for his re-election campaign. But he and other Republicans have long argued that the online platforms you use tactics to make the sound of their voices, the accusations in the address of the big social media companies have failed.
Dozens of pro-Home, online and personalities convened at the stately East Room to talk about what they are saying is, ” censorship on social media platforms, and rub elbows with some of the members of the Home pages of the cabinet and White House staff, and his son, Donald Trump, Jr.
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In the midst of the sea costume, red Trump, campaign hats, and rubber bracelets popped out. Singer Joy Villa, who describes himself as a conservative activist, was dressed in a striking stars-and-stripes-formal-dress.
He was called to the stage, Lila Rose, an anti-abortion activist who has been blocked by Pinterest; the California attorney Harmeet Dhillon, who represented the conservatives in the free-speech court cases; and Lynnette Hardaway, and Rochelle Richardson, sisters-and video-bloggers, which is more commonly known as Diamond and Silk.
Same Donktum, a pro-Home online, the person who was recently suspended by Twitter for each of the eight days, a video of the Home, as a cowboy, attacking CNN reporter Jim Acosta, said that the face-to-face event was to unite the online is another example.
In a freewheeling remarks reflected from one topic to the other, as opposed to their Twitter feed is followed by over 61 million people, He spoke about the power of social media, and railed against the media on the back of the room.
“We don’t do press releases anymore,” He said. “When I talk about social media, it’s like an explosion.”
“IT’S BRILLIANT, BUT IT IS POORLY ABSORBED.
The US President when He speaks at a “social summit”, the meeting with the prominent “conservative” with social media the numbers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, d.c., U.S., on July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
He acknowledged the criticism about the online behavior of some of the conservative social media users. “Some of you have been there, but you will need to have a voice,” He said.
“The shit you think is amazing,” he said. “I mean, it’s brilliant, but it is a bad thing.”
He has more than once threatened action in relation to the freedom of opinion and expression. In March, he signed an executive order requiring AMERICAN colleges and universities, and to maintain a “free speech” on campus, if they wish to continue to receive federal funding for research, and in September of last year, and he suggested that the license of a tv network, NBC, could be challenged on the report.
Senator Mark Warner, a Democrat, said that instead of focusing on the “fight of the Russian, social-media, misinformation, and the punishment of anti-competitive practices, or the protection of Americans’ information, and the right to privacy, which the president has invited the trolls, conspiracy theorists, anti-Semites, and all the comments from the White House.”
He said that he was referring to the conservative social media users to return to the White House for a meeting with all the big social media companies. Three tech officials said they had no knowledge of the meeting, He announced it.
Facebook Inc’s (FB.(O), Twitter Inc. and Alphabet, Inc. ‘ s (GOOGL.O) and Google declined to comment on Trump’s statement that he would take them to the White House for a meeting.
The Internet Association, a trade group representing large tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, said: “Internet companies are not biased against any political ideology, and the conservative vote in a particular way, using social media to make a big impact.”
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The republicans in the Congress have a number of hearings on the issue of the so-called conservative bias in social media.
The republican state Senator Josh Hawley, who is working on the proposed legislation on the issue, on the stage and in the air his complaints.
“They’ve gotten rich off of their special privileges from the government. They want to keep it, they must not discriminate in any way. They should not be censored,” Hawley said.
The Senate panel was co-chaired by Republican Ted Cruz on Tuesday held a hearing titled, “Google and Censorship by the search Engines,” Google’s vice president of public policy, Karan Bhatia.
Report by David Shepardson and Roberta Rampton in Washington; Additional reporting by Elizabeth and Illustrator in San Francisco; Editing by Alistair Bell and Leslie Adler