President Trump to host “Social Media Summit” at the White House

Jack Stewart Jul 11, 2019
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Conservative political activist James O'Keefe speaks during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 1, 2019. O'Keefe is one of the many guests invited to President Trump's "social media summit." MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

President Trump to host “Social Media Summit” at the White House

Jack Stewart Jul 11, 2019
Conservative political activist James O'Keefe speaks during the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 1, 2019. O'Keefe is one of the many guests invited to President Trump's "social media summit." MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images
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An assortment of conservative media organizations and think tanks will assemble at the White House for President Donald Trump’s “Social Media Summit” on Thursday. The president called the summit to combat what he claims was unfair treatment and censorship by mainstream tech companies in the 2016 presidential elections.

Despite being called a social media summit, the largest companies in social media — namely Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Google — were reportedly not invited. Can the summit have any impact on the 2020 race?

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