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Dec 2 6 tweets 1 min read
🚨BREAKING: In our deposition of FBI agent Elvis Chan on Tuesday, we found that the FBI plays a big role in working with social media companies to censor speech - from weekly meetings with social media companies ahead of the 2020 election to asks for account takedowns.
Chan, the FBI's FITF, and senior CISA officials had meetings with social media companies in the lead-up to the 2020 election, in which Chan personally told the social media companies that there could potentially be a Russian “hack and leak” operation shortly before the election.
Those meetings were initially quarterly, then monthly, then weekly heading into the 2020 election.
Chan stated that the FBI regularly sent social media companies lists of URLs and social media accounts that should be taken down because they were disinformation from “malign foreign influence operations.” The FBI then inquired whether the platforms have taken down the content.
On many occasions, the platforms took down the accounts flagged by the FBI.

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Missouri is leading a coalition of states investigating major US banks for pushing ESG policies that are killing American jobs…
"The Net-Zero Banking Alliance is a massive worldwide agreement by major banking institutions, overseen by the U.N., to starve companies engaged in fossil fuel-related activities of credit on national and international markets...
We are leading a coalition investigating banks for ceding authority to the U.N., which will only result in the killing of US companies that don't subscribe to the climate agenda. These banks are accountable to US laws - we don't let international bodies set the standards
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Oct 10
🚨BREAKING: Missouri plans to request depositions of top-ranking officials and have filed a 2nd Amended Complaint adding 47 new defendants to our lawsuit against the fed government for allegedly colluding with social media giants to censor speech. Image
Included on the list of new defendants are top White House officials Andy Slavitt and Rob Flaherty and WH Counsel Dana Remus, FBI Section Chief for the Foreign Influence Task Force Laura Dehmlow, CDC Deputy Communications Director Kate Galatas, and other top-ranking officials.
The complaint reads, “Pursuant to the third-party subpoena, Meta has identified the FBI’s FITF, as supervised by Laura Dehmlow, and Elvis Chan as involved in the communications between the FBI and Meta that led to Facebook’s suppression of the Hunter Biden laptop story.”
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Sep 1
🚨In May, We filed a landmark lawsuit against top ranking Biden Admin. officials for colluding with social media companies to censor free speech. We have already received documents that show their cozy relationship, and now we’re demanding more. 🧵
In July of 2022, MO and LA served discovery requests and third-party subpoenas, demanding documents from top-ranking Biden Administration officials and social media companies over their alleged collusion to suppress freedom of speech.
The Department of Justice is refusing to produce communications between the most senior officials and social media companies – yesterday we filed a joint petition asking the Court to compel them to produce those documents.
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Aug 11
The IRS is hiring 87,000 new agents for more audits, and in a since removed job posting, sought people who are prepared to "carry a firearm... and willing to use deadly force if necessary." Now, we're demanding answers from the IRS and the Biden Admin.
"In the past week alone, we learned that the IRS will soon be authorized to hire 87,000 new agents – nearly doubling its current size. To put this in perspective, the IRS will be larger than the FBI, the Pentagon, the State Department, and the Border Patrol combined."
"In a posting that we learned about this week, the IRS sought individuals prepared to 'carry a firearm and … willing to use deadly force, if necessary.'"
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Jul 12
🚨 BREAKING: A federal court granted our request for discovery & documents from top ranking Biden officials & social media companies to get to the bottom of their collusion to suppress & censor free speech.

No one has had the chance to look under the hood before - now we do. Image
In May, Missouri and Louisiana filed suit against top-ranking Biden Administration officials for allegedly colluding with social media giants to suppress freedom of speech under the pretense of combatting “misinformation.”
In our lawsuit, we allege that top-ranking Biden Administration officials colluded with those social media companies to suppress speech about the Hunter Biden laptop story, the origins of COVID-19, the efficacy of masks, and election integrity.
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🚨BREAKING: We just obtained a monumental victory at SCOTUS in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen, preserving Second Amendment rights for citizens across the country.

I’m am proud Missouri led the briefing in this case. #2A
Here is why this decision is so important…
A judge denied a permit for a WWII veteran with an honorable discharge and good character, who had trained in the use of small arms and previously been licensed, because “the only cause for the issuance of such a license to him was his desire to use a pistol for target practice.”
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