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Trump press secretary says president always tries to tell truth as she attacks social media

Justin Vallejo

Donald Trump's press secretary said the president always intends to give truthful information as he prepares to sign an executive order against social media tech giants.

Kayleigh McEnany said if anyone should be fact checked more it should be the mainstream media.

"I'm around the president, his intent is always to give truthful information to the American people," she said during a press briefing today.

Ahead of an expected executive order on social media, Ms McEnany said that Twitter put a false, inaccurate fact check on the president's tweets.

"The deputy chief of staff here was the first user in the history of Twitter to receive a so-called, quote 'manipulated media' label, for posting a video that played a verbatim clip," she said.

"It is no coincidences that these two unbelievable interventions by Twitter were targeted against the president of the United States and one of the president's top advisers."

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