Trump causes Twitter employee to receive death threatsChristian Fernsby ▼ | May 28, 2020
President Donald Trump called out a single Twitter employee Thursday in a tweet complaining that the platform’s decision to fact check his tweets.
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Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway blamed the same employee of single-handedly making the decision to fact check the president’s Tuesday tweets about mail-in voting.
The company responded by trying to protect the employee from potential harassment from the president’s supporters. Twitter’s head of legal and policy, Vijaya Gadde, tweeted, “No one person at Twitter is responsible for our policies or enforcement actions.”
A Twitter spokesperson said that Roth had received death threats as a result of the accusations. ■