Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey posted a thread explaining his decision to ban President Trump and tens of thousands of others after last week’s protest at the Capitol, ignoring Twitter’s role, with US government support, in actual rebellions elsewhere.
Sean Davis of The Federalist reports that CIA Director Gina Haspel is personally blocking the declassification of documents that would reveal “what actually happened” during the Russia collusion scandal—a planned coup against the incoming Trump administration.
The Trump administration is reportedly working on the Artemis Accords, a draft treaty for mining the moon that proposes “safety zones” around future moon bases to prevent damage or interference from rival countries or companies.
Twitter and YouTube have banned accounts and videos that shared information about COVID-19 deemed inaccurate, but two college professors argue in a new article that tech giants should cooperate with government to censor information on the web.
Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar dropped out of the presidential race just ahead of Super Tuesday, possibly to shift voter support to Joe Biden in an effort to stop Bernie Sanders from getting the Democratic nomination.
Scientists who warned the Chinese government in December about the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan were ordered to keep quiet, and that information was not shared with representatives from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control during their visit to Wuhan in early January.