Twitter Never ‘Fact-Checked’ Russia Hoaxers Schiff, Swalwell, and Lieu

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., left, and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, arrive to interview former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

By KRISTINA WONG

Twitter on Tuesday began “fact-checking” President Trump’s tweets but let elected representatives of the U.S. Congress claim that the president’s campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 elections for three years.

Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter, said Wednesday evening that the company’s intention is to “connect the dots of conflicting statements and show the information in dispute so people can judge for themselves.”

However, for three years — throughout 2017, 2018, and 2019 — Democrat members of Congress stated as fact on Twitter that they had evidence that Trump colluded with Russia, which fueled the leftist narrative that the election was illegitimate.

Their claims were “in dispute” by other members of Congress, as well as members of the Trump administration and the president, but Twitter never flagged them as such, as it did with Trump’s recent tweets.

On April 21, 2019, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) tweeted that special counsel Robert Mueller “did find evidence of collusion.”

In fact, Mueller’s report — released three days before — said that since collusion was not a legal term, his team looked for any conspiracy or coordination with Russia and did not find any.

It said, “The investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.”

However, there was no Twitter “fact check” for Schiff.

Similarly, almost a month after Mueller released his report, Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) tweeted there was “some collusion.” He previously tweeted that he used the word “collusion” as “shorthand for conspiracy” — which Mueller explicitly did not find.

Lieu was not “fact-checked,” although Mueller’s report disputed his tweet.

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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) on January 17, 2019, claimed that a BuzzFeed report was “MORE evidence of collusion.” No “fact-check” from Twitter. His tweet was retweeted more than 3,000 times and liked more than 12,500 times.

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He also claimed seven days earlier, “I saw collusion from the very beginning.”

In 2018, Schiff claimed that there was “evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia” in “plain sight.”

Swalwell claimed that the House Intelligence Committee had “unearthed evidence of collusion.” His tweet has not been “fact-checked” even though the committee recently released more than 50 interview transcripts with former Obama and Trump campaign officials who presented no evidence of collusion.

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On March 17, 2018, Schiff stated as fact, “We did find evidence of collusion.”

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On February 28, 2018, Lieu stated, “Issue is not whether there was collusion. Issue is how high up the campaign did the collusion go.”

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Lieu on January 10, 2018, tweeted, “The evidence shows not just collusion, but also Obstruction of Justice” by Trump “on multiple occasions.”

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“What They Are Doing Is Tantamount to Monopoly” – BREAKING: President Trump Signs Executive Order on Social Media Censorship with Warning to Far Left Tech Giants

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By Jim Hoft – May 28, 2020

President Trump signed his executive order on Thursday regarding social media and big technology companies.

The order comes on the heels of a illicit fact-check on the president from Twitter, related to President Trump’s sentiment regarding voting by mail.
Twitter’s fact-check was later revealed to be fake news.

President Trump directed the Attorney General to work with states to enforce their laws against deceptive business practices.

President Trump made his announcement today from the Oval Office.

President Trump told reporters what the social media giants are doing is tantamount to a monopoly.
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“A small handful of social media monopolies controls a vast portion of all public and private communications in the United States,” he alleged.

“They’ve had unchecked power to censor, restrict, edit, shape, hide, alter, virtually any form of communication between private citizens and large public audiences. ”

 

Video Shows Minneapolis Rioter Demanding “Shoot the White Folks!”

City burns as police stand down.

 

A video uploaded to Twitter from the scene of the riots in Minneapolis last night captures the audio of someone demanding the rioters “shoot the white folks.”

Minneapolis was engulfed in absolute bedlam last night as rioters and looters exploited anger of the death of George Floyd to tear apart the city.

Mask-wearing criminals began by ransacking Target before turning their attention to numerous other stores and businesses as police stood down.

The clip shows a group of men cruising around in a car as fires burn around them.

“Shoot the white folks! one woman demands.

So far, targets of violence include Wendy’s, AutoZone, McDonalds and Dollar Tree.

One wonders if the authorities will actually bother to do anything if the looters start fanning out into middle class white neighborhoods.

It’s also important to remember that the violence is not just being incited by black criminals – as the clip below illustrates – white Antifa extremists are also involved.

With the unrest now spreading to Los Angeles, some are fearing a repeat of the L.A. riots which led to 63 people being killed, 12,000 arrests and over $1 billion in property damage.

 

TWITTER CEO JACK DORSEY STANDS BY DECISION TO ‘FACT-CHECK’ TRUMP

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Stands by Decision to 'Fact-Check' Trump

President expected to issue executive order on social media imminently

May 28, 2020

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has defended his platform’s decision to fact-check US President Donald Trump for the first time ever over his comments on the upcoming election.

A spat erupted between Twitter and Donald Trump, one of the platform’s most prolific users, after Twitter said that two of his posts could be misleading.

The President accused the social media giant of harbouring an anti-conservative bias, a sentiment that was fuelled by unearthed anti-Trump tweets from Twitter’s head of site integrity.

Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter in 2006, wrote that the site chose to put a fact-check warning on two of Trump’s tweets because they may “mislead people into thinking they don’t need to register to get a ballot.”

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What happened to Trump’s tweets?

Trump in the tweets accused the Democrat governor of California, without evidence, of sending vote-by-mail ballots to “anyone living on the state, no matter who they are or how they got there” and warned of rampant voter fraud in the November election.

The tweets were tagged with a fact-check label that redirects to reporting by media and journalists debunking Trump’s claim. The President in response accused Twitter of suppressing free speech and interfering in the election. He also threatened to “strongly regulate” or shut down social media platforms outright.

The controversy is likely to raise further questions as to whether Twitter is willing to continue to append the label to other presidential tweets that have been considered false by third parties.

Donald Trump has recently doubled down on unsupported claims that former Rep. Joe Scarborough was involved in the 2001 death of his staffer, which was ruled accidental by authorities. Twitter said it would not fact-check these tweets, because they did not violate its policies, and would not remove them despite a request from the staffer’s widower.

A rebuke from Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose platform refuses to fact-check political speech and leaves it up to the media, challenged Twitter’s misinformation policy.

“We have a different policy than, I think, Twitter on this,” he said in a Fox News interview on Wednesday. “I just believe strongly that Facebook shouldn’t be the arbiter of truth of everything that people say online.”

Referencing Zuckerberg’s remark, Dorsey tweeted that fact-checking politicians “does not make us an ‘arbiter of truth’.”

He added: “Our intention is to connect the dots of conflicting statements and show the information in dispute so people can judge for themselves. More transparency from us is critical so folks can clearly see the why behind our actions.”

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Lacking integrity?

Twitter has come under fire among conservatives over its perceived bias against Donald Trump. One argument that fuelled that sentiment was a series of derogatory tweets about Republicans which Twitter’s head of site integrity, Yoel Roth, posted in 2016 and 2017.

The tweets referred to Trump as a “racist tangerine” and to his administration as “Nazis in the White House.”

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Twitter, however, stood by Roth and explained that he was not the person who decided to fact-check Trump. “No one person at Twitter is responsible for our policies,” the company said in a statement to several news outlets. “It’s unfortunate to see individual employees targeted for company decisions.”

Dorsey tweeted: “Fact check: there is someone ultimately accountable for our actions as a company, and that’s me. Please leave our employees out of this. We’ll continue to point out incorrect or disputed information about elections globally. And we will admit to and own any mistakes we make.”

 

RIOTS: Ilhan Omar and Her Daughter Encourage Chaos and Mayhem in the Minnesota Streets

This is Somali-style justice brought to America due to the migrant-trafficking program.

By Shane Trejo – May 28, 2020

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and her daughter are pushing for the chaos and mayhem in the streets of Minneapolis, Minn. that has turned the streets into a Somali-style war zone.

Omar has written tweets expressing sympathy for the terrorists in the streets burning down their city due to supposed concerns about police brutality.

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Her daughter, Isra Hirsi re-tweeted a message calling for supplies to be brought to assist the terrorist far-left rioters who are turning the streets of Minnesota into a sub-Saharan hellscape:

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Minneapolis has turned into an apocalyptic scene with the help of Omar and her daughter. The scenes from tonight’s “protests” should make any decent American want to cry.

The superstore chain Target was looted by hordes of opportunistic multicultural diverse individuals as soon as the town descended into madness:

By the time the looters were done, the Target was stripped clean of virtually everything in the store:

A white woman was battered brutally for apparently attempting to stand for law and order amidst the Target riots:

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It appears that a suspected looter was even shot dead during the mayhem of the riots:

Some performed a dance routine to express their glee while their city burned:

This is not the first time that Omar’s daughter has become involved with politics. She has emerged as a leader for the Youth Climate Strike that hopes to bring totalitarian communism to America under the guise of fixing the weather.

Big League Politics has reported on how Hirsi’s agitation has brought racial politics into the environmentalist movement:

The Youth Climate Strike made its mark on Friday, Sept. 20 when 150 countries participated in the organization’s largest mass protest to date. Estimates have placed up to 4 million people joining the cause in a powerful showing of solidarity that has placed serious momentum behind globalism and carbon taxes.

The movement’s chapter in the United States was co-founded in Jan. 2019 by Isra Hirsi, the 16-year-old daughter of Somalian-born Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), to encourage students to skip school and cause a public scene to fight climate change.

“The climate crisis is such a massive issue that everything is impacted by it… everything is intertwined in some way,” Hirsi said before the massive event. She participated in the rally that took place at the Minnesota state capitol.

Hirsi has made it clear that the Youth Climate Strike is about more than raising awareness about the environment. It is really about stopping President Donald Trump, and making sure he is booted from the White House in 2020.

“President Trump, your actions are actually harming people. Millions of people across this country are being impacted by [your inaction],” Hirsi said during an appearance on Democracy Now. “Us young people are not going to stand down and allow this inaction to continue.”

“We will continue to be on the streets until we see some change from your office,” she added. “We are going to be voting you out because we need a leader that is actually going to take action on this incredible crisis.”

Following in her mother’s footsteps, Hirsi is not afraid to play the race card to advance her extreme leftist beliefs. She claims she stepped in to lead the environmental movement despite not knowing much about the cause, in order to steer it away from love of nature and toward social justice goals.

“Gun control and climate change are [considered] white issues,” she told a VICE reporter. “Black lives, police brutality, whatever, are not.”

“[They’re] talking about how much they love grass and their lakes—I can’t connect with you on that,” Hirsi said of the toxic whiteness within the environmentalist movement. “So it’s a subtle We don’t want you here because they talk about things, knowing people like me can’t relate.”

Omar and her daughter show that diversity is not our strength and multiculturalism means the death of Western Civilization. The proof is in the Minnesota streets right now.

Gov. Cuomo Quietly Makes It a Felony For N.Y. Officials to Share Illegal Alien Driver Info With ICE

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Shocking amendment to Green Light Law slipped into budget bill during virus crisis

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

New York State officials who provide information about illegal alien drivers to federal immigration enforcement agencies can now face felony charges.

An amendment to the highly controversial ‘Green Light Law,’ which went into effect in December and cleared illegal aliens to apply for New York State driver’s licenses, was slipped into the state’s 2020 budget bill and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in April, in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

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It is now a Class E felony for state officials, such as law enforcement officers, to disclose DMV records with agencies such as Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

“Border Patrol for example, working the highway in the middle of the night and pulls over a vehicle, they can’t run the plates to determine who owns that vehicle,” U.S. Attorney for the Western District of New York J.P. Kennedy told WKBW. “I think it’s legislating obstruction and it’s very concerning to me.”

“We’ve seen how important communication and coordination in coming up with a response to the pandemic and sort of causing people to work in isolation it’s a recipe for disaster,” Kennedy continued. “I’m very concerned about this and I think it’s very unfortunate and makes me really question the motives of the individuals that enacted this law, if their professed interest in public safety and public health is really as important as they say they are.”

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns says the new budget bill “basically criminalize[s]” police work.

“This is shocking. This is unheard of — and especially during a pandemic — that someone, the governor, who is under so much pressure, thought about that to put that in there.”

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Snarky Masked Reporter Who Kayleigh McEnany Shredded This Afternoon Was Fired From Previous Job Over Sexual Misconduct Allegation

May 27, 2020

Some people are better off hiding behind a mask.

Such is the case with Ryan Lizza, chief Washington correspondent for Politico, and CNN political analyst, who attempted to take on the diminutive in stature, but deadly in her responses, White House Press Secretary Kaleigh McEnany.

The masked Ryan Lizza asked McEnany what was possibly the most ignorant question of the day, “By election day, what does the White House view as the number of dead Americans where you can say we successfully defeated this pandemic?”

Kaleigh McEnany responded by saying that although one death is too many, “We never want to see a single individual lose their life.” She continued, by explaining that to be significantly under the 2.2 million deaths experts predicted the Wuhan coronavirus would cause in America if we didn’t shut down the economy, is an achievement.

“But when the voters go to the polls in November, and they want to judge this president on his response this pandemic, what is the number that Americans should tolerate, where they can argue that ‘yes,’ he successfully controlled this pandemic.”

“I think that you’re asking the wrong question,” McEnany responded.

Lizza abruptly interrupted her, telling her, “Please don’t tell me I asked the wrong question!”

Ryan Lizza was fired from his previous job as a reporter for the New Yorker over allegations of sexual misconduct. He was also released from his contract with CNN, who in 2018 rehired Lizza. The few people who watch CNN, the low-ratings cable network channel, are fully aware that CNN hosts are not known for their moral character.

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In December 2017, The Daily Beast reported that The New Yorker let go of its star reporter Ryan Lizza amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the magazine.

“The New Yorker recently learned that Ryan Lizza engaged in what we believe was improper sexual conduct. We have reviewed the matter and, as a result, have severed ties with Lizza,” a spokesperson for the magazine said. “Due to a request for privacy, we are not commenting further.”

Lizza denied the claims.

Wigdor LLP, the law firm representing Lizza’s accuser, issued a statement in response: “In no way did Mr. Lizza’s misconduct constitute a ‘respectful relationship’ as he has now tried to characterize it. Our client reported Mr. Lizza’s actions to ensure that he would be held accountable and in the hope that by coming forward she would help other potential victims.”

 

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