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Trump: Facebook won’t oppose me because ‘I’m one of their great stars’

Donald Trump on Saturday addressed a report that Facebook’s employees had voted to ask CEO Mark Zuckerberg if the company had a responsibility to try to stop the Republican presidential front-runner from winning the White House.

{mosads}In a phone-in interview with “Fox and Friends,” Trump was asked about the leaked internal poll and Zuckerberg’s comments that Americans need to look past people who call for building walls.

“Well, I never met him, I never spoke to him, and he never mentioned me by name so perhaps he’s talking about somebody else,” Trump said of Zuckerberg. “But we do have to have a wall; we need security; we need borders — and if we don’t have borders, we don’t have a country.”

Trump also suggested that Facebook would not take any action to oppose his campaign because he is so popular on the social media site.

“I think Facebook is good, and I can’t imagine them doing anything,” he said, adding, “I’m one of their great stars.”

On Friday, the technology site Gizmodo published a screenshot of an internal poll that Facebook employees were using to vote on questions to ask Zuckerberg during a company meeting in March. One of the questions being voted on was “What responsibility does Facebook have to prevent President Trump in 2017?” 

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