According to a newly revealed and redacted court document, Special Counsel Jack Smith obtained a search warrant back in January of this year for TFG’s Twitter account, @realdonaldtrump. Of course, Twitter jerked the Special Counsel’s office around and did not comply with the warrant, which resulted in a federal judge holding the company in contempt and levying a $350,000 fine. The federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C. recently upheld that fine.
And before anyone goes down the MAGAt rabbit hole and turn this latest development into some conspiracy theory or anything else that is far from the truth, the US Government has the authority under The Stored Communications Act (the “Act”), 18 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq., gives law enforcement the right “…to obtain evidence from electronic service providers in criminal cases. The Act permits the government to obtain a search warrant or court order that directs the service provider to turn over ‘the contents of [ a subscriber’s] wire or electronic communication”or ‘a record or other information pertaining to a subscriber.'”
Read the document below: