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Donald Trump and social media

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Senator [[John McCain]] was asked on NBC's Meet the Press about President Trump's tweet about the press being the "enemy of the American people." He responded, "If you want to preserve, I’m very serious now, if you want to preserve Democracy as we know it, you have to have a free, and many times adversarial press. And without it, I’m afraid that we would lose so much of our individual liberties over time. That’s how dictators get started."<ref>{{cite news|url=|title=‘That’s how dictators get started’: John McCain rebukes Trump tweet|date=February 18, 2017|accessdate=Sept. 7, 2017}}</ref>
A controversy erupted when President Trump retweeted a story from [[Fox News]] that contained leaked classified information about satellite data regarding North Korea's missile development efforts.<ref> Retrieved Sept 7, 2017</ref><ref>{{cite news|title=Trump retweets Fox News story containing classified info|url=|date=August 8, 2017|accessate=Sept. 7, 2017}}</ref> The White House never explained why President Trump retweeted classified infomationinformation.
Twitter has a feature which allows people to write responses to each of President Trump's tweets. The President or his staff have blocked many users who leave unfavorable comments. In June 2016, the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University called on the president to unblock Twitter users. "Your Twitter account is a designated public forum for essentially the same reasons that open city council meetings and school board meetings are," the lawyers wrote Trump.<ref>{{cite news|url=|title=