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Trump is going to war with social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. Here's everything that's happened so far

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President Donald Trump is calling for the repeal of a law that enables social media companies to maintain open forums without being held legally responsible for users' posts.
Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday cracking down on the law, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act , after Twitter added fact-checking labels to Trump's tweets that contained false information and violated Twitter's terms of service.
He became more enraged after Twitter put a warning label on a tweet he posted on Friday that threatened to shoot protesters in...
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Trump's feud with Twitter, explained in 30 seconds

Trump's feud with Twitter, explained in 30 seconds

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President Trump and Twitter have been embroiled in a feud this week over fact-checking, a tweet "glorifying violence," and a 1996 internet law.
Here's a timeline of the events, explained in 30 seconds.
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The mail-in voting tweets
President Donald Trump tweeted earlier this week about mail-in voting, alleging without evidence that the effort would lead to voter fraud.
"Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed," Trump wrote. See the rest of the...
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