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Trump argues with Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile over his campaign’s spammy text messages

Trump argues with Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile over his campaign's spammy text messages
Trump argues with Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile over his campaign’s spammy text messages

The U.S.’s biggest mobile phone carriers aren’t quite getting the “” from President Donald Trump.

Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile are currently embroiled in a debate with Trump and his 2020 campaign’s legal team over what constitutes illegal spam text messages. According to , the problems started in early July when a third-party company contracted by the three major mobile carriers blocked unsolicited text messages sent by the Trump campaign. The undisclosed firm was hired by the mobile companies to screen for spam.

The Trump campaign claims these text messages were sent manually and therefore did not violate the Federal Communication Commission’s regulations ban as it pertains only to automated messages.

According to the rules listed on the FCC’s website, text messages sent to mobile phones “require the called party’s prior express consent if they are generated

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Biden, Trump Quit Praising Xi to Feud Over Who’d Be Tougher on China

(Bloomberg) — Donald Trump and Joe Biden used to brag about how well they knew Chinese President Xi Jinping. Barely four months from election day, the talk has turned to who can be tougher on Beijing, with a tell-all book by Trump’s ex-national security adviser adding to the fray.

“Trump rolled over for the Chinese — he took their word for it,” the narrator in one Biden ad says of Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. A Trump spot counters: “China is the greatest threat to America’s security and our values. Career politician Joe Biden is weak on China.”

Those ads, piggybacking on bipartisan fury in the U.S. at China’s early missteps in alerting the world to the coronavirus outbreak, underscore that Beijing is at the center of this year’s presidential campaign more than any other foreign policy issue.

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton’s new book, which the Justice

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