Bill Barr’s DOJ Argues that Trump Should be Allowed to Block People onTwitter

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In 2017, President Trump blocked in-dividual respondents’ Twitter accounts from his per-sonal account after respondents posted messages on their accounts criticizing him or his policies. The court of appeals held that, in doing so, President Trump vio-lated the First Amendment. The question presented is: Whether the First Amendment deprives a govern-ment official of his right to control his personal Twitter account by blocking third-party accounts if he uses that personal account in part to announce official actions and policies.

Supreme Court Petition! (pdf)

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