Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) protested social media giants Facebook and Twitter for their handling of the bombshell New York Post report about Hunter Biden, son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, out a day earlier, which both Facebook and Twitter have tried to suppress.
The two companies claimed the origins of the story as justification for their actions.
“So here’s the thing, Sean — what needs to happen is Americans need to be able to sue these companies,” he said. “You know, if you’ve been locked out of Twitter or if you can’t to distribute this New York Post article on Facebook, you ought to be able to sue `em. You could do that with another company, but you can’t do it with Facebook and Twitter and Google because of the special sweetheart deal they get from the federal government. And, by the way,