October 19, 2020

Senate Judiciary Committee to Call Twitter, Facebook Over Censorship of New York Post Articles

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) announced the committee would consider authorizing subpoenas to compel testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg regarding the platforms’ censorship of New York Post articles.

The subpoena authorization will be first listed on the agenda for the Committee’s executive business meeting on October 22, 2020. Committee staff continues to negotiate with both Twitter and Facebook to allow for voluntary testimony. If an agreement for voluntary testimony is not reached, the committee will vote on authorizing the subpoenas at a date to be determined.