90.4 F
College Station
Friday, June 25, 2021

Trump On Facebook Allowing Him Back In Two Years: ‘Not Interested In That’

Local News

College Station Bans Traditional Pet Shops

At Thursday's meeting, the College Station city council passed an ordinance that prohibits the sale of non-rescue dogs and cats in pet...

College Station to Vote on ROO in Special Meeting Today

The College Station City Council meets Monday at 4 p.m. at city hall to consider a Restricted Occupancy Overlay (ROO). The ordinance would allow single-family...

College Station Plans on Borrowing Additional $62 Million Without Taxpayer Vote

The College Station City Council voted to begin the process of issuing $62 million in certificates of obligations for capital projects. The...

Brazos Valley Hospitalizations Continue to Decline After Mask Order Rescinded

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued Executive Order GA-34 on March 2, 2021, and the order went into effect on March 10, 2021....

During a 90-minute speech Saturday at the North Carolina Republican Party State Convention, former President Donald Trump signaled he does not plan on rejoining Facebook after news broke his suspension will last two years and then be reassessed.

“But they say they may allow me back in two years,” Trump said. “I’m not too interested in that. They may allow me back in two years. We got to stop that. We can’t let it happen. So unfair. They’re shutting down an entire group of people. Not just me, they are shutting down the voice of a tremendously powerful, in my opinion, a much more powerful and a much larger group.”

By a “much larger group,” Trump may have been referring to the fact that Facebook deplatformed and continues to censor conservative voices. Facebook banned Trump after the Capitol riot.

“Facebook’s ruling is an insult to the record-setting 75M people, plus many others, who voted for us in the 2020 Rigged Presidential Election. They shouldn’t be allowed to get away with this censoring and silencing, and ultimately, we will win. Our Country can’t take this abuse anymore!’ Trump said in a statement shortly after Facebook’s Oversight Board revealed the January 2023 date for Trump to potentially return to the platform if desired.

GOP Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis went on the offensive against Big Tech in late May, signing a law that makes it illegal for companies to censor Florida residents with no rationale. There could be fines as much as $100,000 in damages if censorship claims are proven.

Watchdog group Project Veritas published a leaked Facebook memo on the day DeSantis signed the law outlining “vaccine hesitancy” speech controls from the tech giant. The group also spoke to two whistleblower employees.

A Facebook executive defended the ban of the former president over the weekend, claiming, “It doesn’t matter who you are — you can be the pope, the queen of England and the president of the United States — you cannot use our services to aid, abet, foment or praise acts of violence.”

To date, it has not been proven that

Continue reading on thefederalist

More articles

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

State News

Executive Agency Defies Legislature, Creates ‘Equity’ Office

The Texas Department of State Health Services is using close to $45 million to create the Office of Health Equity Policy and Performance. Purportedly,...

Autopsy Report: Long-Term Care Visitation Rights

Despite Gov. Greg Abbott’s March announcement that he was “opening Texas 100 percent,” Mary Nichols of Texas Caregivers for Compromise says Texas isn’t fully...

Fort Worth Citizens Rally Against Critical Race Theory

On Tuesday, an enthusiastic group of parents, students, and concerned citizens held a patriotic and inclusive rally at the Fireman’s Memorial in Fort Worth...

Edinburg Mayor, City Council Support Outlawing Abortions

Amid growing buzz over changing politics in the Rio Grande Valley, a South Texas mayor and city council expressed unanimous support for declaring Edinburg...

Abbott’s Signals on What Could Be on a Special Session Agenda

On Tuesday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced that a special legislative session would take place starting July 8. However, he stopped short of announcing...

Continue reading on thefederalist