Senator Ted Cruz on Tuesday blasted Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over his company’s censorship of an exposé published by The Post that implicated President-elect Joe Biden in his son Hunter Biden’s business deals in China and Ukraine.
Dorsey denied that the company acts as a publisher when it selectively censors distribution of news stories — including The Post’s reporting last month on a Hunter Biden hard drive.
Cruz said uneven enforcement of a “hacked materials” policy makes clear the company is indeed behaving like a publisher.
“Is Twitter a publisher? No, we are not. We distribute information,” Dorsey told Cruz (R-Texas), who pressed him at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on why Twitter censored The Post’s articles on Hunter Biden.
Twitter claimed without evidence the source material was hacked, before reversing its censorship, but did not shut down the New York Times’s recent report on alleged tax returns for President Trump.
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