The House Judiciary Republicans are fighting Twitter’s efforts to cancel the New York Post’s Hunter Biden expose by engaging in a social media version of whack-a-mole.
The committee Republicans did an end run around the platform Wednesday after Twitter blocked retweets of the newspaper’s scoop, reprinting the story on their House website and posting a link to their Twitter account, @JudiciaryGOP.
Twitter responded by slapping a warning on the link, saying, “The link you are trying to access has been identified by Twitter or our partners as being potentially spammy or unsafe, in accordance with Twitter’s URL Policy.”
Not to be deterred, Rep. Jim Jordan, ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, called an audible.
“Twitter decided to slap a warning label on the link we tweeted to our official Judiciary Committee website!” said Jordan spokesperson Russell Dye in a Thursday email. “So, what did we do? We put the Hunter Biden story on Ranking Member Jim Jordan’s website