‘An Unregistered Lobbying Firm’: Musk Rips NYT After Silence On ‘Twitter Files’

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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Twitter CEO Elon Musk slammed The New York Times (NYT) Saturday for not covering bombshell revelations that Twitter executives and campaign officials for President Joe Biden worked together to suppress the Hunter Biden laptop story.

Musk released “The Twitter Files” Friday, which detailed how far the social media giant went to suppress the New York Post’s reporting on the infamous laptop. The laptop was quickly verified soon after The Post released the story by the Daily Caller News Foundation.

Radio host Clay Travis tweeted that The Times had yet to cover the story despite its magnitude.

“There is not one single article about @elonmusk or the @twitter email release last night on @nytimes app this morning.” (RELATED: ‘Absolutely Shocking’: Fox News Contributor Reacts To ‘Coordinated Effort’ By Former Twitter Execs)

Musk then responded and said “That is because The New York Times has become, for all intents and purposes, an unregistered lobbying firm for far left politicians.”

One document, published by Matt Taibbi, showed that on Oct. 24, 2020, one Twitter executive showed another executive five tweets to be reviewed “from the Biden team.”

Another executive responded “handled these.”

One tweet that was requested to be removed was a picture of Hunter in a mirror with his genitals censored and a woman behind him. A second tweet that was asked to be deleted showed the same picture except there was nothing censored. Another document showed Twitter executives sent two tweets that the Democratic National Committee allegedly requested be deleted.

While Taibbi did allege that “both parties had access to these tools” and that “requests from both the Trump White House and the Biden campaign were received and honored” in 2020, “the system wasn’t balanced.”

“It was based on contacts.”