There’s a strange free speech battle raging over President Donald Trump’s tweets, but it actually has nothing to do with his oft-times controversial proclamations. As it turns out, some of the U.S. citizens whom he has blocked from viewing his messages are now demanding that he unblock them — or face legal action.
Attorneys with the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University sent a letter this week to Trump, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and White House counsel Dan Scavino, accusing president of restricting citizens’ free speech. The argument goes as follows: blocking users means that they can no longer interact with Trump and their free speech is, thus, impeded, as Mashable noted. READ MORE