Donald Trump signs an executive order seeking the power to undo a 1996 law so he can sue social media sites for censoring or fact-checking his posts ahead of the 2020 election.
The order comes after Twitter adds disclaimers to two of his tweets spreading disinformation.
The intention is to override Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which prevents websites like Twitter from being held legally responsible for content that users post. The executive order must not serve its purpose, though; appealing Section 230 becomes a primary focus of Trump and the GOP months later.
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