Skip to content
Subscriber Only

FCC Chair Challenges Twitter After It Warns About Trump Tweet

  • Ajit Pai reproduces Iranian tweet and asks if it also violent
  • Trump has criticized Twitter for fact-checking his tweets
Ajit Pai
Ajit PaiPhotographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission challenged Twitter Inc. over a bellicose posting from Iran’s top leader hours after the company put a warning about glorifying violence on a tweet from President Donald Trump.

“Serious question for @Twitter: Do these tweets from Supreme Leader of Iran @khamenei_ir violate “Twitter Rules about glorifying violence”? Ajit Pai said in a tweet.