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Trump threatens to shut down Twitter. Two hours later, Secretary of State Pompeo says “the US stands against government-imposed Internet shutdowns”. WTF?

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Is there a battle brewing in the White House? Many were horrified when Trump tweeted a threat to shutdown Twitter this morning.

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It was clear the President was threatening Twitter, who labelled two of his tweets as deceptive yesterday. Many were stunned to hear the President threaten to regulate or close down a social media platform simply because they disagreed with him. Seems like Trump’s Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo feels the same way. Two hours after Trump’s tweet, he sent this out:

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It makes sense that Pompeo would jump in and try to calm down the public. However, we all know what happens to those who disagree with the Orange Messiah.