CNN Reporter Says ‘Some Want You To Think’ Twitter Censoring Hunter Biden Story Was Censorship

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Brianna Lyman News and Commentary Writer
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CNN’s Chief Business Correspondent Christine Romans claimed Monday that “some want you to think” that censoring the Hunter Biden laptop story is censorship.

Twitter CEO Elon Musk released the so-called “Twitter Files” Friday afternoon that detailed how the social media platform suppressed the New York Post (NYP) story about Hunter Biden’s laptop in 2020. The Daily Caller News Foundation verified the authenticity of the laptop soon after the NYP published the story. The data showed executives worked with Biden campaign officials to suppress the story.

Romans, however, appeared to claim that censoring the story is not actual censorship. (RELATED: Former FBI Lawyer Who Approved FISA Warrant To Spy On Trump Helped Censor Hunter Biden Laptop Story)

“Inside Twitter what you can see are all of these people who work there saying, ‘is this real? This feels like Russian disinformation. Maybe it’s real.’ Real arguments about how they should treat this material in an election year. Now, what some want you to think, is that this was censorship by big tech. And that’s why the president is saying you should throw out the Constitution, because big tech is in cahoots with American democracy. That’s what the president thinks,” she said.


“But what it sort of shows is a real struggle at an important platform for how to deal with something so outrageous, so explosive, and what to actually do with it.”

Former President Donald Trump posted to Truth Social over the weekend about the story.

“So, with the revelation of MASSIVE & WIDESPREAD FRAUD AND DECEPTION in working closely with Big Tech Companies, the DNC, & the Democratic Party, do you throw the Presidential Election Results of 2020 OUT and declare the RIGHTFUL WINNER, or do you have a NEW ELECTION?” Trump posted.

“A Massive Fraud of this type and magnitude allows for the termination of all rules, regulations, and articles, even those found in the Constitution. Our great ‘Founders’ did not want, and would not condone, False & Fraudulent Elections!”

James Baker, who served as deputy general counsel to Twitter, argued it was “reasonable to assume” the materials “may have been” hacked and that “caution is warranted,” according to the Twitter data released.

Meanwhile, one document revealed that on Oct. 24, 2020, one Twitter executive showed another executive five tweets to be reviewed “from the Biden team.”

Another executive then responded “handled these.”

Then White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s personal account was locked after she shared the NYP story. Twitter also prevented users from sharing the story because the link is “potentially harmful” via private direct message or general tweeting.

The NYP itself was locked out of their account for days after sharing the story.