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Trump Signs Executive Order on Social Media, Claiming to Protect ‘Free Speech’

NYTimes.com Thursday, 28 May 2020
The president and his allies have often accused Twitter and Facebook of bias against conservatives, and had resisted taking action until this week, when Twitter fact-checked his own false statements.
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