Judge to Trump: Muting, not blocking followers, may end suit
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is recommending that President Donald Trump mute rather than block some Twitter followers to resolve a First Amendment lawsuit.
Manhattan federal Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald (rees BUHK'-wahld) on Thursday suggested a settlement as the preferred outcome after listening to lawyers argue whether it's constitutional for Trump to block his critics.
The hearing stemmed from a lawsuit filed in July by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and seven people rejected by Trump after criticizing the Republican president.
The government says Trump's Twitter... read more
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