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Trump and Gaetz's rejected complaints show conservative attempts to punish Big Tech via the Federal Election Commission are doomed

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Then-President Donald Trump holds up a printed-out tweet about Rep. Ilhan Omar during a cabinet meeting at the White House on July 16, 2019. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images
Conservatives filed several FEC complaints in recent years alleging anti-conservative bias on social media.
But the commission has been unanimously siding with companies like Twitter and Snapchat in each case.
"It really is the wrong vehicle to go after social media companies," says one GOP commissioner.
In the last three years, conservatives have lodged a series complaints with the Federal Election...
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