Lawsuit: Man feels ‘deep sense of unease’ over being blocked by Trump on Twitter

A Bethel Park man joined a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday against President Donald Trump for blocking Twitter users from his account on the social media website.

“I firmly believe the president violated the Constitution by blocking me on Twitter,” said Joseph Papp, 42, in a statement provided by Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute.

The free-speech group filed the lawsuit in the Southern District of New York on behalf of Papp and six others.

Papp, who could not be reached, discovered that Trump blocked him after he sent two replies to Trump’s Twitter post of his weekly address on June 3, according to the free-speech group. Papp’s first reply was harmless enough, saying only, “Greetings from Pittsburgh, Sir.” But the second one was accompanied by the hashtag #fakeleader and asked, “Why didn’t you attend your #PittsburghNotParis rally in D.C., Sir?”

In his statement, Papp said he has been a registered Republican for 10 years.

“I didn’t join this lawsuit for political reasons nor did I try to troll or provoke the president. I wanted to partake in the conversation,” Papp said.

---- Papp, you is a liar, Sir.   You be like, pants on fire-----



The stupidity of liberals, ability to ignore their ignorance


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it is so sad how many people need to go back to school. Freedom of speech does not mean you can say anything you want without repercussions. It means you can not be prosecuted by the government.  Your boss can still fire you, you can still be blocked from social media, your friends can still unfriend you, etc.  Freedom of press is another one, it doesn't mean the press can lie.  

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