PBS NewsHour

Board member explains decision to keep Trump off Facebook

Clip: 05/05/2021 | 7m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Four months after Facebook indefinitely suspended former President Donald Trump's account, the company's oversight board backed the initial decision to throw him off the platform at the time. But the board may have opened the door to allowing Trump back on this fall. John Samples, vice president of the Libertarian Cato Institute, is a member of the board and explains the decision to Stephanie Sy.

Aired: 05/05/21

Rating: NR

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