• Facebook Execs Criticize Company For Trump Stance; Mark Zuckerberg Pledges $10M In Racial Justice Funding

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    As the struggle over President Donald Trump's use of social media continues, a half-dozen Facebook executives have taken the unusual step of publicly criticizing the company's permissive stance on Trump's messages. Twitter has flagged tweets by Trump in recent days. An infamous one warning that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” was appended with...
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  • Trump Reportedly Berates Governors as ‘Fools' and ‘Jerks' in Conference Call, Demands They ‘Dominate' Protesters With Force

    Trump Reportedly Berates Governors as ‘Fools' and ‘Jerks' in Conference Call, Demands They ‘Dominate' Protesters With Force

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

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    President Donald Trump berated governors during a call on Monday, calling them “weak” and demanding they “dominate” protesters with force after another night of uprisings in American cities.
    The president told the leaders they “have to get much tougher” because “most of you are weak,” AP reported. Attorney General Bill Barr also reportedly told the governors to “go after troublemakers” in order to control the crowds.
    CBS New's Ed O'Keefe also took to Twitter to share portions of the audio, revealing that Trump called for the governors to arrest those protesting:
    JUST...
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  • Kayleigh McEnany Dismisses Call For Trump to Deliver Oval Office Address: A Speech is ‘Not Going to Stop Antifa'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    Throughout the weekend, multiple reports indicated a sharp divide in the West Wing over whether or not President Donald Trump should address the nation - as the protests over the death of George Floyd have become increasingly violent. On Monday, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany seemed to deliver the president's answer.
    Appearing on Fox & Friends , McEnany - in response to a question from host Ainsley Earhardt - downplayed the impact of a Trump Oval Office address, thereby suggesting there won't be one.
    “The president has addressed this repeatedly,” McEnany said. “So I looked...
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  • Trump Weighs in on Civil Unrest By Citing Fox & Friends to Rip ‘Clueless' Joe Biden

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump has resisted calls to deliver an address in light of the continued uproar over the killing of George Floyd. Instead, Monday morning he live-tweeted his viewing of Fox & Friends to bash his political foes over the violence and damage that has competed with peaceful protests against racial injustice.
    “I don't see any indication that there were any white supremest groups mixing in. This is an ANTIFA Organization. It seems that the first time we saw it in a major way was Occupy Wall Street. It's the same mindset.” kilmeade foxandfriends TRUE!
    - Donald J. Trump June 1...
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  • Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Raised Concerns With Trump's Rhetoric on Unrest During Phone Call

    Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Raised Concerns With Trump's Rhetoric on Unrest During Phone Call

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg raised concerns to President Donald Trump in a phone call on Friday over his “tone and the rhetoric,” according to Axios , following the president's tweet warning of “shooting” during the Minneapolis riots .
    Axios reported, based on unnamed sources “familiar” with the matter, that Friday “Facebook raised concerns to the White House about Trump's incendiary message and urged them to make a change even if it did not violate Facebook's policies.”
    “Later that day, Trump phoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. During the call, Zuckerberg...
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