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Special counsel served Twitter search warrant for Trump account

Posted on AllSides August 9th, 2023
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X, formerly known as Twitter, is being held in contempt by a federal judge for a delay in compliance with a search warrant of former President Trump's account requested by special counsel Jack Smith.

Driving the news: The social media giant was also ordered to pay a $350,000 fine, newly unsealed court filings show.

The existence of the warrant, which was obtained by Smith's team in January, was not previously known to the public.

Zoom in: In the warrant, the government requested "data and records related to the '@realDonaldTrump'" Twitter...

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