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Angela Merkel says Twitter’s decision to bar Trump is a threat to free speech

German Chancellor Angela Merkel opposes Twitter’s decision to block President Donald Trump’s Twitter account. “The right to freedom of opinion is of fundamental importance,” Merkel’s chief spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said on Monday. The company said it had banned the president’s account because he risked inciting further violence after a mob […]
Angela Merkel says Twitter’s decision to bar Trump is a threat to free speech
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A Merkel ally slammed Trump’s ‘awful’ attempts to stop election counts as a German minister warned of an ‘explosive’ crisis in the US

Senior German politicians spoke out after Trump falsely claimed he had won the election and sought to stop election counts. Norbert Röttgen, told CNN that Trump’s behaviour “really is unbelievable and it’s really with great sadness to many, many Germans to witness this behaviour.” German defence minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said […]
A Merkel ally slammed Trump’s ‘awful’ attempts to stop election counts as a German minister warned of an ‘explosive’ crisis in the US