Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday denounced as “reprehensible” the censorship by Twitter and Facebook of The Post’s reporting on Ukraine- and China-related documents retrieved from a hard drive allegedly belonging to Hunter Biden.
“I think suppressing information is reprehensible,” the Kentucky Republican said during a visit to his home state.
“Whether one approves of the information or not, if you selectively suppress information, that’s censorship,” McConnell said. “And in this country we’ve always advocated a competition of ideas. All the ideas aren’t necessarily good, but you debate them out. But you don’t deny people access. So I think what they’re doing is reprehensible.”
Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans on Thursday said they will hold a hearing Tuesday to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to answer for the company’s decision to block distribution of The Post’s articles about alleged links between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son’s foreign business deals.
Senate Republicans, who hold a majority on