The national press secretary for Joseph R. Biden’s presidential campaign said Thursday that Twitter’s blocking of users from sharing a negative New York Post story about the Democratic nominee’s son is evidence that the allegations are “false.”
During a virtual interview with Cheddar’s Jill Wagner, Jamal Brown was asked for the campaign’s response to the New York Post’s story about Hunter Biden’s dealings with the Ukrainian natural-gas company Burisma Holdings during his father’s tenure as vice president.
“I think Twitter’s response to the actual article itself makes clear that these, you know, purported allegations are false, and they’re not true,” Mr. Brown told Ms. Wagner. “Glad to see, you know, social media companies like Twitter, taking responsibility to limit misinformation.”
Mr. Brown wasn’t asked to elaborate.
His statement came the same day Senate Republicans announced they wanted to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after blocking users from tweeting or messaging the New York Post story, which alleged the former