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Newt Gingrich on fact-checking Trump's tweets: 'Twitter has gone down a very dangerous path'

Added 05-27-20 01:43:02pm EST - “Former House Speaker? Newt Gingrich? reacted on "America's Newsroom" Wednesday to the flaring battle between President Trump and Twitter after the platform? fact-checked one of his tweets for the first time this week, saying "I think…” - Foxnews.com

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Former House speaker and Fox News contributor Newt Gingrich tells ‘America’s Newsroom’ if Twitter isn’t ‘careful’ they may risk being a regulated public institution rather than the ‘totally free entrepreneur institution.’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on “America’s Newsroom” Wednesday that he believes Twitter is going down a "dangerous path" by attaching a fact check to a tweet from President Trump.

“I think Twitter has gone down a very dangerous path and, if they’re not careful, they’re going to become a regulated public institution rather than a totally free entrepreneurial institution,” Gingrich said on Wednesday.

Gingrich made the comments shortly after President Trump warned social media giants that the federal government could “strongly regulate” or “close them down” if they continue to “silence conservative voices.”

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