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Trump Orders USDA Employees To Stop Tweeting

  • BuzzFeed, Tuesday, January 24, 2017 3:51 PM

President Donald Trump has banned employees with the US Department of Agriculture from sharing anything with the public on Twitter and other social media services. "According to an email sent Monday morning and obtained by BuzzFeed News, the department told staff -- including some 2,000 scientists -- at the agency’s main in-house research arm, the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), to stop communicating with the public about taxpayer-funded work," BuzzFeed writes.

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