Biden campaign wants Facebook and Twitter to remove misleading Trump ads, both refuse

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Joe Biden’s presidential campaign sent a letter to Twitter Wednesday, asking that the platform reject any political ads placed by Donald Trump’s reelection campaign that are found to be misleading or false.

Twitter did not respond to the campaign’s request, but said, in a statement to The Verge Thursday night, that the Trump ad Biden’s campaign focused on — which baselessly claims the former vice president coerced Ukraine into firing a prosecutor tied to his son Hunter — did not violate the platform’s rules.

“The ad you cited is not currently in violation of our policies,” a Twitter spokesperson says. “Additionally, we’ve received the letter and intend to respond.” The Biden campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment…

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