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The Biden Administration’s Assault on Free Speech

Jenin Younes
Litigation Counsel
Philip Hamburger
Chief Executive Officer

July 28, 2023

Among the revelations in the so-called Twitter files was that government officials pressured social-media companies to censor posts unfavorable to the Biden administration. The White House has denied this, insisting that companies like Meta and Twitter adopted content-moderation policies on their own. But internal documents newly released by the House Judiciary Select Subcommittee on Weaponization of the Federal Government prove that government pressure led Meta to go beyond what it otherwise would have in censoring user speech.

Originally Published in The Wall Street Journal