Twitter Still Blocking NYPost Account, Unblocks One Hunter Biden Story

Clay Curtis
October 18, 2020

Joe Biden lashed out in a pointedly personal way at a reporter who asked about a New York Post report that alleged emails show Hunter Biden made millions trading on his father's influence, a video of the exchange shows.

Makes an attempt to share the Publish's Hunter Biden/China article on Twitter at the moment return this message: "We will't full this request as a result of this hyperlink has been recognized by Twitter or our companions as being probably unsafe".

The New York Post initially published the emails and other controversial messages that Fox News has also obtained.

The special story about the discovery is said to be one of the reasons why the case is now being investigated as a possible Russian influence operation.

Hunter's emails were provided by Rudy Giuliani to the New York Post after a computer fix store owner said he'd found them on a hard drive. One of the biggest involves the source of the emails: Rudy Giuliani.

The newspaper said the story was based on information provided by US President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani that was harvested from a laptop abandoned in a DE computer-repair shop.

On Friday, President Donald Trump claimed Biden had a "very bad showing" at his town hall with ABC's Stephanopoulos and slammed the network for not asking about Hunter.

Based on the Publish, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch's Information Corp, the information that kinds the premise of its Hunter Biden exposés got here by means of the pc store proprietor who copied the contents of the laptop computer earlier than turning it over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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Those emails reveal that Hunter Biden purportedly introduced his father to a top executive at Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings in 2015, while another appears to reportedly outline a payout for Biden as part of a deal with a Chinese energy firm.

The News Corp-owned paper said it was unable to verify that the laptop from which the purported emails were obtained actually belonged to Hunter. The exact scope of what was being investigated was not clear.

Derkach in recent months has leaked recordings of calls Biden had as vice president with Ukraine's then-leader, audio the Biden campaign contends is heavily edited.

The New York Post's original Facebook post stands without a fact-check label, as do links by the Trump campaign and numerous Republican lawmakers.

Derkach was one of the largest proponents of the false conspiracy theory that Ukraine, not Russian Federation, meddled in the 2016 election.

Even detractors in the president's orbit recognize Giuliani as a force in Trump's defense during the lengthy Russian Federation investigation by the special counsel.

According to news agency Reuters, Republican lawmakers slammed the social media companies' actions, with US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell saying that the blocking of the story was "reprehensible" and that there should be no "speech police" in the United States.

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