SEE IT: The Trump Tweet That Ex-FBI Lawyer Jim Baker Said Should Be A Violation Of COVID Policy

US President Donald Trump laughs during a Medal of Freedom ceremony for Lou Holtz in the Oval Office of the White House on December 3, 2020, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • “In a surreal exchange, Jim Baker, at the time Twitter’s Deputy General Counsel, asks why telling people to not be afraid wasn’t a violation of Twitter’s Covid-19 misinformation policy,” Zweig tweeted, sharing a screenshot of the email Baker sent to Yoel Roth and Stacia Cardille.
  • “Why isn’t this POTUS tweet a violation of our COVID-19 policy (especially the ‘Don’t be afraid of COVID” statement?” Baker asked.
  • The tweet Baker referenced was one Trump fired off on October 5, 2020 — just before he was scheduled to be released from Walter Reed Army Medical Center after receiving treatment for COVID himself.

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