Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg demanding to know why the social media giant throttled a New York Post article that alleged Hunter Biden “facilitated” a meeting between a Ukrainian gas company and former Vice President Joe Biden.
Facebook decided to reduce the distribution of a New York Post article saying that, contrary to Biden’s claims, Biden allegedly met with an executive at Burisma when he was vice president. Hunter Biden, Joe Biden’s son, reportedly arranged the meeting while he was working as a lobbyist for the company.
Fox News reported that the Senate Homeland Security Committee is investigating the claim.
Andy Stone, who works for communications at Facebook and is a former Democrat staffer, said that the social media platform would reduce the story’s distribution until Facebook’s fact-checkers can verify the report.
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