Trump to Congress: Repeal Section 230 or I’ll veto military funding Section 230 gives broad immunity to online platforms for third-party content. Trump threatens defense veto over social media protections - The Boston GlobePresident Donald Trump is threatening to veto a defense policy bill unless it ends protections for internet companies that shield them from being held liable for material posted by their users. Trump threatens to veto defense bill unless Congress repeals Section 230, a safeguard for social media companiesTrump is threatening to veto a defense policy bill unless it ends protections for companies that shield them from material posted by their users. Trump vows defense bill veto unless internet liability shield scrappedU.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would veto the $740 billion National Defense Authorization Act unless it includes a measure eliminating a federal law protecting tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter. Trump threatens veto of defense bill unless Congress nixes Section 230Ultimatum against annual funding bill underscores the president's battle with social media. Trump threatens to veto defense bill if Congress doesn’t repeal Section 230The commander-in-chief issued the threat via Twitter Tuesday evening, in which he called on the House and Senate to include language repealing Big Tech’s immunity in their military funding me… Trump threatens to veto Defense spending bill over social media shieldThe National Defense Authorization Act committee is expected to meet tomorrow to begin going through legislative language of the Defense bill. Trump threatens to veto defence bill over Big Tech legal shieldTrump's wish to alter or even repeal the law protecting companies such as Facebook and Twitter from liability over most content published by their users has taken on greater urgency since the president was defeated by Joe Biden.