Pence confirms commitment to free speech during Breitbart interview


As the 2020 presidential election goes on, concerns about censorship of conservatives via social media platforms have surged. In response, Vice President Mike Pence assured conservative audiences of the Trump administration’s commitment to preserving free speech.

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Conservatives, Trump supporters, and other right-wingers have reported experiences of online censorship. And tech giants like Google, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram each continue to face accusations of online censorship.

Video demonetizations of conservatives, along with tanked analytics, shadowbanning, and even outright account suspensions are just the tip of the allegations.

Earlier this week, Vice President Mike Pence sat down for an interview with Breitbart News Daily. During this time, the vice president confirmed the Trump administration’s commitment to free speech across the board.

A closer look at Pence’s interview with Breitbart News Daily

During a sitdown with Alex Marlow, Breitbart’s editor-in-chief, the vice president affirmed free speech as “the bedrock of American democracy.” Pence also pointed out that our nation’s Founding Fathers included freedom of speech within the First Amendment due to its importance.