Skip to comments.Social Media Coordination Between DOJ and FBI Is Not Limited to Twitter: Devin Nunes
Posted on 12/16/2022 1:01:28 PM PST by Red Badger
The social media coordination between the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the FBI isn’t limited to Twitter, former Congressman and current CEO of President Trump’s Truth Social, Devin Nunes, alleged in an interview that aired on Newsmakers by NTD and The Epoch Times on Dec. 14.
The Twitter Files, a collection of internal emails and communications made public by Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, confirmed what many Conservatives have alleged for years. Namely, Twitter was shadow-banning accounts that didn’t fit a specific ideology and suspending accounts that bucked the chosen political narrative, Nunes claimed.
But, the most concerning revelation in the Twitter Files, according to Nunes, is that the DOJ and the FBI had informants—whether paid or volunteers—that put forward a specific directive to Twitter, and that is likely happening on other social media platforms.
“The coordination that the Department of Justice and the FBI clearly had with Twitter? I don’t think it stops there,” Nunes stated.
“It seems like they were either running informants, or had paid informants, or had volunteers, where they were actively sending information on behalf of the government on who to look into, or who to ban, and that sort of thing.
“The bigger issue is, Twitter is one thing, but what about Facebook? What about Instagram?”
Censorship and Shadow-Banning
According to Nunes, Trump developed Truth Social because, before Musk bought Twitter, Trump recognized that there was absolute control over public discourse in the United States.
Furthermore, that control led to shadow banning and suspending social media accounts, so those accounts couldn’t criticize the controlling regime in the proverbial public square.
And while Nunes further stated that he’d recently discussed the Twitter File drops with Trump—and in general, Trump is glad Musk purchased Twitter—Trump still believes Musk needs to release all of the Twitter Files to the public and not go through cherry-picked journalists.
“What [do] we really need from Elon Musk and Twitter at this point? Just release all the files. Don’t just have selective journalists look at it. Release all the files so everyone can begin to evaluate them. You never know what you’re going to find [with more people looking at the files].”
Nunes said he believes that by releasing all the files, even more will be uncovered by citizen journalists and by Congress. He added he’s not alone in the belief that Musk should release all files and noted that Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s former CEO and founder, also called on Musk to release the Twitter Files to the public.
Legacy Media Silence
The Twitter Files contained explosive revelations. But the legacy media has largely avoided covering the drops. When asked why there was silence, Nunes stated that the legacy media had supported a particular narrative and political party.
Musk revealing damaging information on government censorship has put the media in an interesting predicament where if they cover the files, they also expose their complicity and damaging information to their preferred political group.
“There’s a strange cat-and-mouse game where [Musk] is sitting on what seems to be a treasure trove of really damaging information to not only the fake news media but also to probably many areas within the United States government,” Nunes stated.
“[Musk] has hinted that he has information on [Dr. Anthony] Fauci. So, we’re all just kinda sitting back and watching this cat-and-mouse game play out, where you’ve got one of the world’s oligarchs [who] has decided to say, ‘Look, if [Jeff] Bezos can buy the Washington Post, I can buy Twitter.’ And in the process of that, Elon Musk is saying things that, quite frankly, make him sound slightly center Right.”
Nunes further alleged that Musk’s recent behavior shows a certain amount of “opening up” on the internet. He cheekily added that if they could find another oligarch to buy Facebook and Instagram, the internet would be a far better place.
The Twitter Files Since taking over Twitter, Musk has become increasingly vocal about transparency and the need for people to see what happened behind the scenes at the tech company. To that end, he released secret emails and discussions about shadow-banning or removing accounts that didn’t toe the party line.
As part of its reporting, The Epoch Times sought comment from the DOJ and the FBI on the Twitter Files revelations and their involvement with social media companies. The Epoch Times didn’t receive a response by the time of publication.
This seemed obvious. Why would they stop with Twitter when the rest are all run by the same anti american leftist trash .
And just about every media outlet in existence.
I wonder if America Online was corrupted?.............
I now do not trust any outlet from any source, even Rumble, Truth Social or MySpace..................
Big Gov, Big Tech, Big EDU, Big Pharma, you name it, they’re all working together, something called fascism.
“Coordinated” is a FAR too weak descriptor. How about “controlled by” or “used for nefarious schemes”?
Lol… what the hell is that.
Used to be THE place to be!..............
I think “owned” works, too. There is lots of suspicion about ownership and investment.
Zukerberg already told Rogan that they were contacted by the FBI. Jen Psaki confirmed the white house (after Biden was in office) was flagging things for them.
it’s time now for the investigations/prosecutions. (and not by Merrick Garland/DOJ)
The guy who does inventory for me is @AOL.com😂
They should all rot in hell.
The Genie can't be put back in the bottle.
Twitter will totally consume Musk if he lets it and NOTHING will change anyway.
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