29 May 2020

Donald Trump unveils social media executive order

From Morning Report, 8:36 am on 29 May 2020

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that could allow US officials to punish social media companies for how they police their content.

The president was enraged by Twitter adding a fact-check label to two of his tweets this week, where he claimed mail-in voting would lead to extensive voter fraud.

The president says what Twitter chooses to fact check or ignore is politically motivated.

Washington correspondent Simon Marks speaks to Susie Ferguson.