Upon announcing an executive order on preventing online censorship on Thursday, President Donald Trump was asked why he would not simply walk away from Twitter given his concerns over the social media platform. Trump responded that he would leave his Twitter account “in a heartbeat” if there were not “so much fake news,” and further explained to reporters why he continues to have a social media presence. “Mr. President, given your concern with Twitter, have you given any consideration to deleting your account, to just walking away from this platform youve been so critical of?” a reporter asked Trump. “Well, you know, if you werent fake, I would not even think about it. I would do that in a heartbeat,” the president responded. “Im real, sir,” the reporter responded. “But the news—the news is fake. If you look at what gets printed in newspapers, if only the public could understand where theyre reading a story and they think its real, and its not real in so many cases,” Trump added. ..