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Trump considers panel to check social media for anticonservative bias, WSJ reports


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US President Donald Trump is considering a commission to investigate social media for supposed bias against conservative views, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. Trump has long railed against the alleged bias, but a commission could give the view some government clout.

Trump frequently promotes his views on Twitter but also has long complained of what he sees as an anticonservative bias online. On May 16 Trump complained, without evidence, that "The Radical Left is in total command & control of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google. The Administration is working to remedy this illegal situation."

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