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the president on Thursday gathered conservative social media figures to the White House to take a swipe at Silicon Valley complaining that he's being treated unfairly by big tank I have people come up to me Sir we wanna follow you they don't let us on , it was so different than it was even six seven months ago I was picking up unbelievable amounts of people yeah I'm the anecdotes trump did not offer any hard evidence claim sites like Twitter and Facebook we're suppressing conservative voices and that his tweets weren't performing as well as the use to it goes up and then they take it then that goes up I've never had that this does anyone know what I'm talking about , I never had that before I used to watch it we like a rocket ship what I put out a beauty , like when I said , remember I said somebody was spying on me that thing was like a rocket in attendance dozens of pro trump online personalities behind memes often retweeted by the president what the White House billed as a gathering of digital leaders still trump appeared to acknowledge questions about the online behavior of some of them and some of you are extraordinary kids say everybody , but no but some of you are extraordinary the the crap you think of is %HESITATION , social media sites have cracked down lately on fake accounts hate speech and misinformation senator mark Warner slam Thursday's event saying that instead of fighting Russian interference quote the president has invited trolls conspiracy theorists and anti Semites to the White House I call to order a typewriter that's what I really call resident who frequently uses Twitter to promote his message said he planned to call major social media firms to the White House in the coming weeks after an unrelated announcement in the rose garden the social media summit ended with former White House aide said Gorka yelling at a journalist calling him a hunk of while trump supporters film the altercation on their phone , just for the record