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Trump Unblocking More Twitter Followers Following Court Order

Trump Unblocking More Twitter Followers Following Court Order

Trump Unblocking More Twitter Followers Following Court Order

Yet he still hasn't unblocked Rosie O’Donnell.

Only in 2018 and under this administration would a federal judge have to make a ruling about our commander-in-chief's childlike tendency to block United States citizens on Twitter.

On Tuesday, Trump was forced to unblock additional Twitter users after a federal judge ruled in May that preventing people from following him violated individuals' constitutional rights. The US Justice Department said the ruling was "fundamentally misconceived," arguing Trump's account "belongs to Donald Trump in his personal capacity and is subject to his personal control, not the control of the government."

"The Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University on August 10 sent the Justice Department a list of 41 accounts that had remained blocked from Trump's @RealDonaldTrump account," Reuters reported. "The seven users who filed suit had their accounts unblocked in June."

Reuters continued, "The 41 blocked users include a film producer, a screenwriter, a photographer, and an author who had criticized President Trump or his policies. At least 20 of those individuals said on Twitter that Trump had unblocked them on Tuesday."

It seems as though this isn't a comprehensive list of everyone Trump has blocked on Twitter. Rosie O'Donnell tweeted Wednesday morning:

Trump still does have the option to "mute" whomever he desires.

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