A Perfect Example Of Why We Need Laws Around Official Use of Social Media

Yeah, you are probably tired of my harping about legislation around the use of social media by elected officials and other government employees. But here is the perfect example on why we need such clarity.

@realDonaldTrump is monitored by media and foreign officials the world over because President Trump uses it for official communication and policy pronouncements. But today it is purely campaign related. This blending of use is confusing and shouldn’t be allowed. And I wonder if it is even currently legal given the sketchy indicia saying who is providing this campaign advertising content. But see for yourself.

I don’t think the president is subject to the Hatch Act…but this is beyond acceptable.

P.S. In case you were wondering:

Trump Make America Great Again Committee (“TMAGAC”) is a joint fundraising committee composed of Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. (“DJTP”) and the Republican National Committee (“RNC”). Contributions to TMAGAC or any member committee are not deductible for federal income tax purposes.


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