President Donald Trump blocks veterans group, many others on Twitter

President Donald Trump uses Twitter frequently to get his "unfiltered" messages out -- but he has recently decided who will not be receiving those messages.

Trump used his 140-character tweets throughout his 2016 campaign for the White House and continues to use the social media platform six months into his administration.

The president's account has blocked nearly 40 people from being able to view his tweets.

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U.S. first lady Melania Trump

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Donald Trump Jr. and his wife Vanessa

 REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Ivanka Trump

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 Eric Trump and his wife Lara Trump

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Tiffany Trump

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The Trump Organization and several of his hotels and golf courses

1. Trump Los Angeles
2. Trump Washington D.C.
3. Trump Hotel Chicago
4. Trump Vegas Hotel
5. Trump Charlotte
6. Trump National Doral
7. Trump Waikiki
8. Trump Golf

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence

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White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus

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Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen

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White House Senior Advisor Kellyanne Conway

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Dan Scavino White House Social Media Manager & Trump's assistant 

REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski

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Former Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson 

REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Executive producer/Actress Roma Downey and her husband producer Mark Burnett

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon

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Golf legend Gary Player

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 Author and television host Bill O'Reilly

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Fox News host Laura Ingraham

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Fox News Host Eric Bolling

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Fox News host Sean Hannity

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Fox & Friends' talk show

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Opinion site Fox Nation

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"The Celebrity Apprentice" Participant and Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson 

MSNBC host Greta Van Susteren

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Political commentator & author Ann Coulter

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The Drudge Report - a heavily conservative news aggregation website

(pictured: the site's owner Matt Drudge)

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British journalist and television personality Piers Morgan

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Team Trump the official Trump news account for supporters 

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Youtube stars "Diamond & Silk"

 REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Former 'Apprentice' cast member Katrina Campins

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The official White House account

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On Tuesday morning, the progressive veterans group VoteVets told its followers that it was blocked.

Just hours later, novelist Stephen King said he was also prevented to looking at Trump's tweets.

Multiple critics of the President have also been blocked for trolling his administration.

Columbia University's Knight First Amendment Institute is representing the group of accounts that have been blocked.

SEE ALSO: President Trump takes to Twitter on James Comey's 'leaks': 'Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'

According to the Huffington Post, close to 40 people have gotten in touch with the Knight Institute to tell them they've been blocked.

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