May 26, 2020

Lori Klausutis death: Twitter will not remove Trump's 'horrifying lies'

Twitter has refused to delete tweets by US President Donald Trump after a widower publicly implored the company to remove "Horrifying lies" about his wife's death, amplified by Mr Trump. Twitter did not comment on Timothy Klausutis' emotional letter, but said it was "Deeply sorry" about the pain caused by the president's statements. Mr Trump has baselessly suggested Lori Klausutis was murdered in 2001 by her boss, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. Last week, Mr Scarborough's wife and co-anchor Mika Brzezinksi furiously rebuked Mr Trump for his tweets on the matter, calling the president "Sick". "Mr Klausutis wrote in a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey late last week:"Conspiracy theorists, including most recently the President of the United States, continue to spread their bile and misinformation on your platform disparaging the memory of my wife and our marriage.

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