House Democrat Claims ‘Twitter Files’ Journalist Matt Taibbi Gave ‘False’ Testimony’ to Congress, Threatens Jail Time

Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-Virgin Islands) has threatened “Twitter Files” journalist Matt Taibbi with up to five years in prison for allegedly providing “false and misleading” testimony before Congress last month.
In an April 13 letter (pdf) to Taibbi, the lawmaker accused him of lying under oath, stating that he contradicted his congressional testimony in March about Twitter in a subsequent interview with MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan.
Taibbi is one of the multiple reporters to be granted exclusive access by Elon Musk to internal Twitter documents, including conversations among employees at the social media platform, that showed the social media giant colluding with the federal government and left-leaning organizations to censor tweets from conservative commentators and suppress a New York Post article about Hunter Biden’s laptop ahead of the 2020 election….

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