On Monday, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-Ill.) introduced the COVFEFE Act. It stands for the Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement Act.
If passed, the bill would add social media accounts to the list of documents that must be preserved under the Presidential Records Act, which “established a new statutory structure under which presidents must manage their records,” according to the National Archives.
“In order to maintain public trust in government, elected officials must answer for what they do and say; this includes 140-character tweets,” Quigley said in a statement announcing his bill. Read more (6/12/17)