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Trump’s tweets could be used against him in court if he declares a national emergency

President Donald Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Trump says he's "looking forward" to being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller. Speaking to reporters, Trump says he’d be willing to answer questions under oath. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, but his probe has expanded to include potential misdeeds by those in Trump’s orbit and the president himself. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

For weeks, President Donald Trump has toyed with the idea of invoking emergency authority to build the southern border wall. Despite Senate Republicans’ warnings against an emergency declaration, once again, Trump made a case for one during Tuesday’s State of ...

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Lawsuit lawyers: Trump tweets ‘an instrument of governance’

NEW YORK (AP) — First Amendment advocates challenging President Donald Trump for blocking some critics from following him on Twitter say his tweets are “an instrument of governance.” The lawyers asked a judge in papers filed in Manhattan federal court ...

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Senator slams Twitter over suspected accounts tied to Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media giant Twitter told congressional investigators it has suspended at least two dozen accounts that may have been tied to Russia, but the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee was anything but satisfied. Virginia Sen. ...

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Trump sued for blocking Twitter users

President Donald Trump and high ranking members of the White House staff were sued on Tuesday by the Knight First Amendment Institute, which alleges the president’s blocking of dissenting Twitter users violates the Constitution. The suit filed in Manhattan federal ...

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Twitter users, blocked by Trump, cry censorship

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump may be the nation’s tweeter-in-chief, but some Twitter users say he’s violating the First Amendment by blocking people from his feed after they posted scornful comments. Lawyers for two Twitter users sent the ...

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