Matters Of Policy & Politics: Trump’s Facebook Time-Out

interview with John Yoo, Bill Whalen
Friday, May 7, 2021
Matters of Policy & Politics

After Facebook’s oversight board determined that the former president should remain suspended from the social network, what is next for Donald Trump and his social-media following? John Yoo, a Hoover Institution visiting fellow and UC-Berkeley law professor, examines the constitutionality of Facebook’s and Twitter’s Trump temporary and permanent bans and whether the platforms will continue to enjoy federal legal protection as so-called “public squares.”