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Politics Kamala Harris calls for Twitter to suspend Trump account over whistleblower attacks

14:30  01 october  2019
14:30  01 october  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Последние твиты от Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump). 45th President of the United States of America🇺🇸. If that perfect phone call with the President of Ukraine Isn’t considered appropriate, then no future President can EVER again speak to another foreign leader!

Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris said that President Donald Trump ’s “ Twitter account should be suspended .” Speaking on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” on Monday night, the California senator was specifically addressing Trump ’s Monday tweets about the CIA whistleblower

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Monday called for Twitter to suspend President Trump's account in light of his continued attacks on lawmakers and the whisteblower responsible for a complaint focused on the president's dealings with Ukraine.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: Kamala Harris calls for Twitter to suspend Trump account over whistleblower attacks© Getty Images Kamala Harris calls for Twitter to suspend Trump account over whistleblower attacks

"The president's tweets and his behavior about this are just further evidence of the fact that he uses his power in a way that is designed to beat people down instead of lift people up," Harris, a 2020 presidential candidate, said on CNN. "If you look at what he's been tweeting today directed at the whistleblower, I frankly think that based on this and all we've seen before, including attacking members of Congress, that his Twitter account should be suspended."

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Kamala Harris Says Trump ’s Latest Tweets Should Get Him Suspended From Twitter . Harris said she believes Congress will protect the whistleblower , before taking aim at the president’s recent tweets — in which he demanded to “meet” the whistleblower and suggested the House Intelligence

Harris went on to argue that "there is plenty of evidence to suggest that [Trump] is irresponsible with his words in a way that could result in harm to other people."

"And so, the privilege of using those words in that way should probably be taken from him," she said.

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Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) appeared on CNN on Monday night to urge that Twitter should remove US President Donald Trump ’s account for tweets in which he criticised the anonymous whistleblower whose complaint resulted in an impeachment inquiry against him. “Frankly, when you look at what

Kamala Harris (D-CA), seemed to be fueled by bots on Twitter ’s platform. Deleting the tweet was a way of acknowledging that he was wrong to have accused Harris of not being half Trump has broken Twitter ’s terms of services so many times that it prompted outrage for those who are suspended

Twitter did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Harris' call from The Hill.

Trump has continually used Twitter throughout his presidency to lash out at political opponents. In recent days, the president has used the platform to escalate attacks against an intelligence community whistleblower responsible for a complaint regarding his interactions with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

The complaint, which was released last week, accuses Trump of a broad effort to pressure Ukraine into investigating 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter over unsubstantiated allegations of corruption.

Trump tweeted on Sunday that the complaint represented him in a "totally inaccurate and fraudulent way" and suggested that the figure was "spying."

"Was this person SPYING on the U.S. President? Big Consequences!" he wrote.

In a series of tweets early Monday, the president also questioned whether House Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) should be arrested for treason for exaggerating parts of a July 25 phone call Trump had with Zelensky.

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Последние твиты от Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris). U.S. Senator and candidate for president. Who all is helping Trump abuse his power?pic. twitter .com/g4bScGPwul. Harris demands Barr testify again on whether Trump asked him to investigate anyone: "He better have an answer" http

"Adam Schiff illegally made up a FAKE & terrible statement, pretended it to be mine as the most important part of my call to the Ukrainian President, and read it aloud to Congress and the American people," Trump tweeted. "It bore NO relationship to what I said on the call. Arrest for Treason?"

Asked by CNN's Anderson Cooper whether suspending Trump's Twitter account would add more fire to the president's base, Harris acknowledged that it probably would. But she insisted that Trump's behavior warranted such an action.

"We have to also agree that when the president of the United States speaks, her words are very powerful, and should be used in a way that is not about belittling, much less harming anyone. And this president has I think never fully appreciated that responsibility," Harris said.

"If he's not going to exercise self restraint, then perhaps there should be other mechanisms in place to make sure his words don't harm anyone."

According to the Whistleblower Protection Act, federal agencies are prohibited from threatening retaliation against individuals who raise concerns of wrongdoing within the government.

Trump criticizes supposed second whistleblower .
President Trump took aim at a second unnamed intelligence official who is reportedly considering filing a complaint against Trump and testifying before Congress about the president's contacts with Ukraine's president on Saturday.Trump tweeted that the official, whose identity remains a secret, was a member of the "deep state" conspiracy he has argued is working to undermine his presidency.

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