The New York Times has apparently removed its claim a New York Post article regarding Hunter Biden’s laptop was “unsubstantiated.”
“The outlet quietly removed the word ‘unsubstantiated’ from an online article on Monday in its report revealing the Federal Election Commission’s ruling that Twitter did not violate election laws when it censored The Post’s reporting on the laptop ahead of the 2020 election,” the Post reported on Tuesday.
According to the Post, the Times article initially read:
The Federal Election Commission has dismissed Republican accusations that Twitter violated election laws in October by blocking people from posting links to an unsubstantiated New York Post article about Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son Hunter Biden, in a decision that is likely to set a precedent for future cases involving social media sites and federal campaigns.
The Times newspaper also shared a link to the piece containing the “unsubstantiated” claim.
Although deleted from the article, the word was still