Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Photo: Michael Cohen/New York Times via Getty Images

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey denied claims the company is discriminating against users with conservative views in an interview with CNN's Brian Stelter.

"Are we doing something according to political ideology or viewpoints? We are not... We do not look at content with regards to political viewpoint or ideology. We look at behavior... I think we need to constantly show that we are not adding our own bias, which I fully admit is left, is more left-leaning."
— Dorsey

The interview came on the heels of a Saturday morning tweet series from President Trump who slammed social media platforms for "closing down the opinions of many people on the RIGHT, while at the same time doing nothing to others."

The big picture: Twitter has been more aggressive in suspending accounts that are in violation of its terms of service rules in recent months and conservatives feel their views are being unfairly targeted in the platform's purge.

What happened: Twitter fell under fire from conservatives after it suspended the account of Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones earlier this week. It was just one of many platforms that shut down Jones' accounts this week.

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Jeff Sessions loses Alabama Senate primary runoff

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Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions has lost the Republican nomination for Senate to Tommy Tuberville in Alabama in Tuesday night’s primary runoff, AP reports.

Why it matters: Sessions had been the underdog in the race against former Auburn University head football coach Tommy Tuberville, who had the backing of President Trump. Tuberville will now face off against Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) in November, who is considered to have one of the most vulnerable Democratic Senate seats in the country.

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 9 p.m. ET: 13,273,537 — Total deaths: 577,006 — Total recoveries — 7,367,106Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 9 p.m. ET: 3,424,304 — Total deaths: 136,432 — Total recoveries: 1,049,098 — Total tested: 41,764,557Map.
  3. Politics: Biden welcomes Trump wearing mask in public but warns "it’s not enough"
  4. Public health: Four former CDC heads say Trump's undermining of agency puts lives at risk — CDC director: U.S. could get coronavirus "under control" in 4–8 weeks if all wear masks.

Bank CEOs brace for worsening economic scenario

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon. Photo: J. Lawler Duggan/For The Washington Post via Getty Images

Wells Fargo swung to its first loss since the financial crisis — while JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup reported significantly lower profits from a year earlier — as the banks set aside billions of dollars more in the second quarter for loans that may go bad.

Why it matters: The cumulative $28 billion in loan loss provisions that banks have so far announced they’re reserving serves as a signal they’re preparing for a colossal wave of loan defaults as the economy slogs through a coronavirus-driven downturn.