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Google, Facebook and Twitter not invited to Trump's social media summit

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President Donald Trump is lashing out at social media companies and the press ahead of a "Social Media Summit" he's hosting at the White House that will bring together mostly conservative groups.
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Who Wins and Loses as White House Withdraws Drug Rebate Plan

Who Wins and Loses as White House Withdraws Drug Rebate Plan

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President Donald Trump is withdrawing a plan to ease the financial bite of costly medications for people on Medicare by letting them receive rebates that drugmakers now pay to insurers and middlemen, the White House said Thursday.
The once-highly promoted plan from Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar ran into opposition within the White House. The pushback grew after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the plan would have little impact on manufacturer prices and would cost Medicare $177 billion over 10 years because it would lead to higher premiums subsidized by...
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All the President's Trolls

All the President's Trolls

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Donald Trump is gathering his favorite meme-makers and trolls for a White House summit.
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U.S. War With Iran Increasingly Likely Because of Washington's Strategy, Russia Says

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Russia has repeatedly criticized President Donald Trump's administration for its aggressive stance towards Tehran.
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‘Fake news less important than social media,' says Trump ahead of WH social media summit

‘Fake news less important than social media,' says Trump ahead of WH social media summit

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In anticipation of the White House's social media summit, where online personalities will gather to discuss censorship on the web, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to put tech companies and the ‘Fake News Media' on blast.
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Twitter taps Canada as test market for new ‘hide' tweet feature

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OTTAWA - Twitter says it is launching an experiment in Canada today that will allow users in this country to hide replies to tweets on the social-media platform.
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White House Invited Author of Post Questioning Kamala Harris' Race to Donald Trump's Social Media Summit

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Right-wing media activist Ali Alexander tweeted that Kamala Harris was not black enough to talk about the struggles of black Americans.
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The Technology 202: Trump says 'social media summit' will take Big Tech to task. But it's a non-event in Silicon Valley

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Many techies dismiss it as political theater.
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Trump's inviting some buds over to complain about how Twitter is mean to them

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The president's "social media summit" slaps a veneer of presidentiality on what Trump does all day online.
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Trump says today's White House social media summit will focus on what he calls the 'dishonesty, bias, discrimination and suppression' practiced by companies like Facebook and Twitter

Trump says today's White House social media summit will focus on what he calls the 'dishonesty, bias, discrimination and suppression' practiced by companies like Facebook and Twitter

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President Donald Trump is hosting a social media summit at the White House on Thursday, though social media companies like Twitter and Facebook aren't invited.
Instead, the White House invited a variety of controversial right-wing figures .
On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted that the event would focus on "tremendous dishonesty, bias, discrimination and suppression practiced by certain companies" - a reference to social media giants like Twitter and Facebook, which Trump has repeatedly claimed are censoring him.
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