FCC Chair Challenges Twitter After It Warns On Trump Tweet

May 29, 2020, 2:42 PM

The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission challenged Twitter Inc. over a bellicose posting from Iran’s top leader hours after the company put a warning about glorifying violence on a tweet from President Donald Trump.

“Serious question for @Twitter: Do these tweets from Supreme Leader of Iran @khamenei_ir violate “Twitter Rules about glorifying violence”? Ajit Pai said in a tweet.

He attached screen shots of May 22 tweets from Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei predicting the eventual elimination of Israel.

The post was in apparent reference to Twitter slapping a rule-violation notice on a tweet from Trump...

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