Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas conceded during a Wednesday hearing that he was “not aware” of some of the videos posted on social media by Nina Jankowicz, who was tapped by his department last week to head the Disinformation Governance Board.
Mayorkas fielded questions from a Senate Appropriations subcommittee about the recently-announced board and the decision to appoint Jankowicz to lead it.
KENNEDY: “When the department picked [Nina Jankowicz], was the department aware of her Tik Tok videos? They’re really quite precocious.”
MAYORKAS: “I was not aware of those videos.” pic.twitter.com/eBgbwDMpok
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“When the department picked [Nina Jankowicz], was the department aware of her Tik Tok videos? They’re really quite precocious,” Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) asked, referencing now viral videos of Jankowicz singing about disinformation