President Joe Biden’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair has come under fire from an interim report revealing “a serious attack on the Constitution,” ahead of the much anticipated meeting in the House regarding the weaponization of the federal government.
The House Judiciary Committee’s Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government was last convened a month ago and the Chair Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) released an interim report claiming the FTC Chair, Lina Khan, directed the agency to orchestrate “an aggressive campaign to harass Twitter,” and thus undermining our freedom of speech.
Since Elon Musk bought Twitter in October, the FTC has vigorously pursued them via numerous demanding letters seeking to look through internal communications of the company and over 300 more requests were submitted to the company in what seems like unending harassment.
The report released by Jordan said, “The FTC has demanded that Twitter provide, among other things… Information relating to journalists’ work protected by the First Amendment, including their work to expose abuses by Big Tech and the federal government.”
In a reaction to the report which said the FTC must “identify all journalists”, billionaire Dr. Jay Bhattacharya posted to Twitter, “The Biden administration’s casual violation of the First Amendment should shock every journalist, even those not fond of @elonmusk. This is a serious attack on the Constitution by a federal agency.”
Elon Musk has been claiming this for years and responded to the report on Twitter writing, “A shameful case of weaponization of a government agency for political purposes and suppression of the truth!”