For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump’s tweets with a fact-check warning. On Tuesday, Twitter added a warning phrase to two Trump tweets that called mail-in ballots “fraudulent and predicted that “mail boxes will be robbed, among other things. Under the tweets, there is now a link reading ‘Get the facts about mail-in ballots’ that guides users to a Twitter moments page with fact checks and news stories about Trump’s unsubstantiated claims.
There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed. The Governor of California is sending Ballots to millions of people, anyone…..— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 26, 2020
In a statement, Twitter said Trump’s vote-by-mail tweets “contain potentially misleading information about voting processes” and have been labelled to provide additional context around mail-in ballots.
Trump has never previously faced Twitter sanctions on his account. The husband of a woman who died by accident two decades ago in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough recently demanded that Twitter remove the president’s baseless tweets suggesting that Scarborough, now a fierce Trump critic, killed her. Twitter issued a statement expressing its regret to the husband but so far has taken no action on those tweets.
The UAE has extended the suspension imposed on entry of passengers flying from India into …