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Gibbs: No Can Tweet

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, July 24 2009

Robert Gibbs said on C-SPAN this morning that since he's on camera every day, "people have a decent sense of what I'm doing minus Twittering." Besides, said Gibbs, Twitter is blocked on White House computers. But not all White House computers shut out Twitter, as evidenced by the White House Twitter account. There's probably a good chance that the White House press secretary could get access if he asked nicely for it.

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