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Trump Threatens to Veto Defense Bill Over Big Tech Legal Shield

  • He calls Section 230 ‘a serious threat’ to national security
  • Trump and allies accuse tech giants of silencing conservatives
Donald Trump called Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act “a serious threat to our National Security & Election Integrity.”

Donald Trump called Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act “a serious threat to our National Security & Election Integrity.”

Photographer: Erin Schaff/The New York Times/Bloomberg

President Donald Trump on Tuesday night threatened to veto the annual U.S. defense bill unless Congress abolishes a law that protects technology companies from liability over most content published by their users.

He called Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act “a serious threat to our National Security & Election Integrity.”