Trump spent meeting with Twitter CEO complaining about losing followers: report

President Trump spent a significant part of his Tuesday meeting with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey complaining that he had lost followers, The Washington Post reported, citing a person with direct knowledge of the conversation. 

The president reportedly said that he believed Twitter was deliberately removing his followers and that he knew other conservatives who also had lost followers.
Twitter has said follower counts can change as it works to crack down on bots and get rid of fake accounts. Dorsey reportedly emphasized this in the meeting and noted that he has also lost followers as a result. 
The Hill has reached out to the White House and Twitter for comment.
{mosads}Trump previously joined other Republicans in accusing social media companies of censoring or working to limit conservative messaging. 
Ahead of the meeting, Trump bashed the company in a pair of tweets. 
“Very discriminatory, hard for people to sign on. Constantly taking people off list. Big complaints from many people. Different names-over 100 [million]. But should be much higher than that if Twitter wasn’t playing their political games,” Trump tweeted Tuesday morning.
Trump then celebrated his meeting with Dorsey on Twitter, calling it “great” and saying he looks forward to “keeping an open dialogue.”
“Lots of subjects discussed regarding their platform, and the world of social media in general,” Trump tweeted.
A spokesperson for Twitter called the meeting “constructive” in a statement.
Trump is extremely active on Twitter, posting multiple times each day.  Last year, a judge ruled that Trump cannot block users on the social media website based on their political beliefs. 
Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald said blocking people with differing opinions is viewpoint discrimination and a violation of the First Amendment.
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