With the latest results from Tuesday’s election handing some big wins to Joe Biden, the Trump campaign decided to take action.
On Wednesday afternoon, Eric Trump and White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany published posts on social media declaring President Trump the victor in Pennsylvania, a state where votes are still being tallied and no winner has officially been announced.
We have won Pennsylvania!
— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) November 4, 2020
Twitter took promptly on President Trump’s early morning tweet spreading misinformation about voter fraud and stolen elections. It added a warning label calling the tweet “misleading” and restricted replies and retweets on the posting. Read more…
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Source : Trump campaign prematurely claims victory in Pennsylvania, forcing Twitter and Facebook to take action