President Donald Trump hits back at social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.
Trump spent parts of Friday and Saturday criticizing Twitter and Facebook, declaring, “I am continuing to monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms,” he wrote on Twitter. Trump has repeatedly asserted that social media companies exhibit bias against conservatives, something the companies have rejected as untrue.
“It’s getting worse and worse for Conservatives on social media!” Trump wrote, following in another tweet, “This is the United States of America — and we have what’s known as FREEDOM OF SPEECH! We are monitoring and watching, closely!!