Both Fox and CNN (among many others) routinely broadcast all his tweets — because the tweets are newsworthy and of public interest.

This is sort of the reason why it doesn’t matter if he’s banned from Twitter or not. Whatever the President says is newsworthy and of public interest. If he wanted to, Trump could just set up all the news agencies on speed dial on his fax machine, send out his tweets that way, and all of the agencies would report on them in precisely the same way as they report on his tweets.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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