Former President Donald Trump’s social media company has sued The Washington Post for defamation over an article it published earlier this month and is seeking $3.78 billion in damages.Read More
Tag: TRUTH Social
Trump’s Truth Social Soars to Best Month Ever, as Lawmakers Question SEC Behavior in Merger Review
As former President Donald Trump’s social media platform soared to its best month ever, a growing number of Republicans in Congress are expressing concern that the Biden Securities and Exchange Commission may be slow-walking a compliance review to thwart a merger that could inject hundreds of millions of dollars into Truth Social from investors.Read More
DeSantis Coming to Wisconsin as Trump Pounds the GOP’s No. 2 Presidential Contender
As he moves closer to a presidential campaign announcement, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has scheduled a trip to the Badger State next month.
DeSantis, who is expected to officially launch his run for the White House after the Florida legislative session ends in early May, will speak at the Republican Party of Marathon County Lincoln Day Dinner on May 6.Read More
Analysis: The RESTRICT Act Could Be Used to Shut Down Any App That Challenges the ‘Reported Result’ of an Election
The Restricting the Emergence of Security Threats that Risk Information and Communications Technology Act (RESTRICT Act), S.686, contains language that could be used to shut down any website or app with more than 1 million users that challenges the “reported result of a Federal election” — threatening websites and apps that allow free speech on their platforms including Truth Social and Rumble, not just TikTok, the supposed reason for the legislation.Read More
Roger Simon: Young Vivek Is Trump Without Any Baggage
Thursday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed all-star panelist Roger Simon in studio to discuss age and politicians.Read More
Trump Blasts DeSantis, Predicts Ramaswamy Will Overtake Florida Governor in the Polls
Former President Donald Trump took to Truth Social Monday to fire another round at GOP rival and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, asserting that fellow GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy will overtake “Ron DeSanctimonious” in the polls.
“Ron DeSanctimonious is dropping in the Polls so fast that he soon may be falling behind young Vivek Ramaswamy,” Trump wrote on his social network platform.Read More
Newly Elected Maury County Commissioner Aaron Miller Discusses His Background
Wednesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed newly elected Maury County Commissioner Aaron Miller in studio to talk about his background and day job.Read More
Trump Calls for ‘Termination’ of Election rules in Constitution after Release of the Twitter Files
Former President Donald Trump called for the termination of the Constitution’s rules regarding elections after the release of information about the suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story in 2020.
“So, with the revelation of MASSIVE & WIDESPREAD FRAUD & DECEPTION in working closely with Big Tech Companies, the DNC, & the Democrat Party, do you throw the Presidential Election Results of 2020 OUT and declare the RIGHTFUL WINNER, or do you have a NEW ELECTION?” Trump wrote on TRUTH Social.Read More
Musk Reinstates Trump’s Twitter Account After Millions Vote in Poll
New Twitter owner Elon Musk declared Saturday night that former President Trump’s account will be reinstated.
Musk made the decision after polling Twitter users Friday. More than 15 million people responded, with nearly 52% supporting the return of the 45th president to the social platform.Read More
Conservative Singer Alexis Wilkins Talks Business of New Release STAND, Social Media, and Staying True to Herself
Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed new country singer-songwriter, Alexis Wilkins, in studio to talk about the business side of the song STAND, making the top 10 on iTunes, and staying true to herself.Read More
Kari Lake to Host Rally Concert Event Featuring Country Music Star John Rich
Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake’s next big event, Kari’s Country Concert, will take place Saturday at 5:00 pm and feature a rodeo, rally, and concert starring county music star John Rich.
“Join us in Morristown for a Rodeo, Rally & concert with [John Rich]! This event will be so much fun! I can’t wait to see you all there,” Lake tweeted.Read More
Truth Social Says Google Tolerates App Store Violations by Competitors, as Approval Drags Out
Trump Media and Technology Group is trying to tamp down its feud with Google over the latter’s refusal to approve its Truth Social app in its current form barely two months before midterm elections.
After TMTG CEO Devin Nunes told “Just the News Not Noise” that he didn’t know “what’s taking so long” for Google to approve the former president’s app, Google said it told TMTG Aug. 19 that the submitted app committed “several violations of standard policies,” including insufficient moderation of user-generated content.Read More
Country Star John Rich Bypasses Woke Labels, Releases Song on Truth Social and Soars to No. 1
If the earth shook beneath Nashville on Friday, it probably had something to do with maverick country star John Rich.
The iconic half of the Big and Rich country duo — unabashedly conservative and weary of woke record labels and group station owners — decided to bypass the traditional industry machinery and release his latest song “Progress” on Friday via two fledgling free-speech social media platforms, Truth Social owned by former President Donald Trump and the Rumble video community.Read More
Donald Trump Slams Peggy Noonan, Rich Lowry, Jonah Goldberg: ‘Nasty, Jealous, Not Smart’
Former President Donald Trump on Sunday slammed conservatives who do not align with the MAGA movement, including former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan and The Dispatch cofounder Jonah Goldberg, as “shortsighted ‘losers'” who “have no idea what the MAGA movement is.”
Posting on his social media platform Truth Social, Trump first took aim at Noonan, a Wall Street Journal columnist and former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan.Read More
Trump’s Truth Social Nears Launch of Web App That Will Open Platform to Millions More Users
Truth Social, the fast-growing social platform launched by former President Donald Trump, is nearing completion of a Web application that will open the product to millions more customers.
Over the weekend, Truth Social urged potential customers to sign up for the soon to be released Web app.Read More
Musk Says He Would Reverse Twitter Ban on Trump
Incoming Twitter owner Elon Musk said Tuesday he would reverse the social media platform’s ban on former President Donald Trump.
The decision to ban Trump, said Musk, a billionaire entrepreneur, was “morally wrong and flat-out stupid.”Read More
Commentary: Trump’s Truth Social Platform Could Help Propel GOP to Majorities in the 2022 Midterms and Beyond
No risk, no reward.
That’s the lesson official Washington, D.C. should now be learning from former President Donald Trump’s foray into running a social media company, TruthSocial.com, which is currently running a successful public beta that Apple customers can download in the App Store.Read More
Twitter Unlocks The Tennessee Star Account
After about 24 hours of being locked out, The Tennessee Star’s Twitter account has been unlocked, and its full functionality restored.
“After The Tennessee Star reported a factual story on Friday about Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee (R-TN) signing a bill into law making Ivermectin available over-the-counter, Twitter has locked The Tennessee Star out of its account,” The Star reported Saturday.Read More
Truth Social Migrates to Rumble Cloud, Trump Platform Ready to Onboard Millions
Truth Social has completed a migration to a massive cloud computing infrastructure run by the video giant Rumble, clearing the way for the social platform started by former President Donald Trump to onboard millions of users quickly, officials told Just the News.
The partnership between two of the nation’s emerging free speech platforms — completed this week — means Truth Social will be ending its beta testing and controlled account creation and moving quickly to erase a backlog of consumers who have been waiting a few weeks to join the platform.Read More
Donald Trump’s Truth Social Propels Conservatives’ Reach Past Twitter in Few Short Weeks
Radio host and TV commentator Dan Bongino built an army-sized following over the years on Twitter, with 2.4 million fans. In a few short weeks, he’s attracted about a tenth of the same following on President Trump’s nascent Truth Social platform.
But with millions fewer users and hundreds of thousands fewer followers, Bongino’s Truth Social account — like those of scores of other conservative stars — is creating substantially more engagement on posts than his long-time audience on Twitter.Read More
Enthusiasm to Join Trump Social Media Platform, Truth Social, Causes Waitlists, Registration Delays
The enthusiasm to join former President Trump’s new new social media platform – Truth Social – on its official launch day appears to have overwhelmed the site.
The site went live Sunday night ahead of its official President’s Day launch. However, potential users in roughly the past 24 hours have reported problem getting on the platform.
“Due to massive demand, we have placed you on our waitlist,” read the message received by several users, according to Reuters.
Other users reported having trouble registering for an account amid the early scramble to join.Read More
Conservatives, Independent Voices Build Own Platforms to Counter Big Tech Censorship
Conservatives took critics to heart when they said, “build your own platforms,” in the wake of digital censorship claims.
Twitter competitors like Gab, Parler and now GETTR offer a “safe space” for those frustrated by the former’s inconsistent rules. The video platform Rumble, active since 2013 but experiencing a massive boost over the past year, is a haven for voices like conservative talker Dan Bongino recently silenced by Google-owned YouTube. And GiveSendGo.com lets clients denied access to GoFundMe crowdfund without compromising their values.Read More
Trump’s Social Network TRUTH Sets February Launch Date
The social network being launched by former President Trump has announced Feb 21 as the official release date for its app.
The platform, which is being called TRUTH Social, will become available on Presidents Day, according to its listing in the App Store, where it is currently available for preorder.Read More
Trump Announces Formation of Own Media Company, Social Platform to Counter Censorship
Former President Donald Trump announced Wednesday night the formation of a new media and entertainment company that soon will launch a social platform named “TRUTH Social,” seeking to shake up a media landscape often hostile to him and his supporters.Read More