Trump’s Beef with Twitter Takes Tawdry Turn Over Copyright Claim


President Trump is very likely the most prolific and prominent Twitter user of all time, there is almost no doubt about that.  But the platform that he has elevated hasn’t always seen eye-to-eye with the Commander in Chief.

This week the two were at it again, after Twitter removed a video tribute to George Floyd that was shared by the President, all over a copyright complaint. 

The Team Trump account tweeted out a nearly four-minute long video that is narrated by a speech the president gave a few days after Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody.

In the video, the president can be heard lamenting the “grave tragedy” of Floyd’s death over images of Floyd and peaceful protesters mourning his death.

Twitter then claimed that the tweet was the subject of a copyright complaint regarding an image used in the video, which led the Trump team to lash out.

Trending: "Sexual Pleasure & Response In Infants" Lesson Now Being Taught At University Of North Texas

“This incident is yet another reminder that Twitter is making up the rules as they go along,” said Andrew Clark, a spokesman for the Trump campaign. “From the dubious removal of the hilarious Nickelback video to capricious fact checks and manipulated media labels to questionable claims of copyright, Twitter has repeatedly failed to explain why their rules seem to only apply to the Trump campaign but not to others. Censoring out the president’s important message of unity around the George Floyd protests is an unfortunate escalation of this double standard.”

take our poll - story continues below

Should the Government be Mandating Masks?

  • Should the Government be Mandating Masks?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Freedom Outpost updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

This incident comes just a week after Twitter placed a “fact check” warning on one of Trump’s other tweets regarding the efficacy of mail-in voting.

 

Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com.

Become an insider!

Sign up for the free Freedom Outpost email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like
Previous Video: Buffalo Officer Shoves An Elderly Man To Ground Then Walks Past As He Bleeds
Next NFL Takes a Knee as Roger Goodell Apologizes to Nation

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon to the right of the comment, and report it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation. If you don't see a commenting section below, please disable your adblocker.