BEGIN ARTICLE PREVIEW:
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) wrote an open letter to Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey asking for the company to explain its censorship of a New York Post article that dropped a damning bombshell on the Biden campaign.Cruz’s letter asks for clarification on why the social media platform has prevented the spread of the link and notes that the New York Post’s report depends on leaked emails, much like other commonly uncensored reports of political scandals.
“Twitter’s censorship of this story is quite hypocritical, given its willingness to allow users to share less-well-sourced reporting critical of other candidates for public office,” Cruz’s letter reads.
“Accordingly, this can only be seen as an obvious and transparent attempt by Twitter to influence the upcoming Presidential election.”
Cruz then asks the company to provide information to the Senate’s Subcommittee on The Constitution about who made the call to censor the story and whether Twitter has taken similar action against sites more critical of President Donald Trump.
“If Twitter did not prevent Buzzfeed from sharing its reporting on the Steele dossier or the New York Times reporting on President Trump’s tax returns, please explain a politically neutral principle …
END ARTICLE PREVIEW