Sun. Aug 25th, 2019

Trump campaign halts Twitter spending after the platform locked out a McConnell account

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/8/20792242/trump-campaign-mitch-mcconnell-twitter-ads-gop-conservative-bias

Trump campaign halts Twitter spending after the platform locked out a McConnell account
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Major Republican committees and President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign are pulling all advertising money from Twitter as of Thursday morning after the platform locked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) campaign account for violating the platform’s rules.

Trump’s campaign, the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), and the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) are promising to not spend any money on future Twitter campaign ads. Richard Waters, the chief of staff of the Republican National Committee (RNC), said in a tweet that his organization, along with the Trump campaign, will not advertise on Twitter until “they address this disgusting bias.”

I have directed the @nrcc to immediately halt…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/8/20792242/trump-campaign-mitch-mcconnell-twitter-ads-gop-conservative-bias

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