Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Crowdfunding campaign's goal: Buy Twitter, then ban Trump

Crowdfunding campaign's goal: Buy Twitter, then ban Trump

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to raise enough money to buy Twitter so President Trump can’t use it.

Wilson launched the crowdfunding campaign last week, tweeting: “If @Twitter executives won’t shut down Trump’s violence and hate, then it’s up to us. #BuyTwitter #BanTrump.” The GoFundMe page says Trump’s tweets “damage the country and put people in harm’s way.”

As of Wednesday afternoon, she had raised about $15,000 of the $1-billion goal.

In an emailed statement, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the low total shows that the American people like Trump’s use of Twitter.

“Her ridiculous attempt to shut down his...

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