President Donald Trump will sign an executive order shortly regarding social media companies, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany made the remark to reporters aboard Air Force One, traveling with Trump to Washington from Florida a day after Twitter Inc attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact-check the president’s claims.
On the flight back from Florida, WH press secretary told reporters on Air Force One Trump plans to sign an executive order aimed at social media companies. WH says the exec order will be signed Thursday.
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) May 27, 2020
As the reported U.S. death toll from coronavirus hits 100,000, the Trump White House announces that the president is planning to sign an executive order about social media.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) May 27, 2020
Trump’s executive order on social media will no doubt have random words in quotation marks, others in all caps and several misspellings.
— Karen Tumulty (@ktumulty) May 27, 2020
Trump threatens an executive order to regulate social media bc he claims social media silenced conservative voice. Any lawyer at DOJ or WH who tries to justify such an order doesn’t deserve a license to practice law.
— Shanlon Wu (@shanlonwu) May 27, 2020