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President Trump slammed Twitter's alleged practice of "shadow banning" conservative voices in a Thursday morning tweet:

"Twitter 'SHADOW BANNING' prominent Republicans. Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once! Many complaints."

The big picture: Some prominent conservatives, like Donald Trump Jr.'s spokesperson and RNC Chair Ronna Romney McDaniel, no longer appeared in the automated drop-down portion of Twitter's search bar, Vice News reported yesterday. Kayvon Beykpour, the company's product lead, responded that the issue was a side effect of Twitter's use of machine learning to enact a new policy to "reduce people’s ability to detract from healthy public conversation" — an issue highlighted by New York magazine — and that it was issuing a fix.

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Texas AG sues Biden administration over deportation freeze

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks to members of the media in 2016. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the Biden administration in federal district court over its 100-day freeze on deporting unauthorized immigrants, and he's asking for a temporary restraining order.

Between the lines: The freeze went into effect Friday, temporarily halting most immigration enforcement in the U.S. In the lawsuit, Paxton claims the move "violates the U.S. Constitution, federal immigration and administrative law, and a contractual agreement between Texas" and the Department of Homeland Security.

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President Biden has said that getting Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 is his administration’s top priority given an initial rollout plagued by organizational, logistical and technical glitches.

Axios Re:Cap digs into the bottlenecks and how to unclog them with Carbon Health chief executive Eren Bali, whose company recently began helping to manage vaccinations in Los Angeles.