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Trump Sued for Blocking Some of His Critics on Twitter 

The lawsuit asked a judge to stop Trump and his media team from blocking critics from following him

President Donald Trump's tweeter feed is photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 3, 2017, photo: AP/J. David
5 months ago

NEW YORK – First Amendment advocates are suing President Donald Trump, saying some of his critics have been unconstitutionally blocked from following him on Twitter.

The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University.


The lawsuit says Twitter has become an important public forum for the president and he frequently makes public announcements there.

The lawsuit asked a judge to stop Trump and his media team from blocking critics from following him.

A spokeswoman for government lawyers declined to comment.

The lawsuit says blocking people from following Trump’s account was a viewpoint-based restriction that the Constitution doesn’t permit.

The director of the Knight First Amendment Institute is Jameel Jaffer, who worked for years with the American Civil Liberties Union.

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