Sen. Josh Hawley called Big Tech the “greatest threat” to American liberty, accusing the social media giants of interfering in the 2020 presidential election and censoring conservative voices in an attempt to press their “woke agenda.”
The Missouri Republican has had the tech giants in his crosshairs since being elected to the Senate in November 2018, warning in an interview with Fox News published Sunday that they are “so ubiquitous, so powerful, they are more powerful by the day.”
Hawley said Big Tech “interfered big time” in the election, noting how Twitter and Facebook blocked The Post’s ability to circulate its expose about Hunter Biden’s dealings with foreign governments while his father was vice president.
He also slammed their decision to “de-platform” former President Donald Trump after the Jan. 6 assault on the US Capitol for “further incitement of violence.”
“These are folks that want to try to impose their agenda – and it is a leftist, woke agenda