Congressional Testimony Asserts FBI Knew Biden Laptop Was Not Russian Disinformation

House of Reps Judiciary Committee
Article Source: House of Reps Judiciary Committee

Article Source: House of Reps Judiciary Committee

A phone case displaying a sticker about Hunter Biden's laptop, seen during FBI Director Christopher Wray testimony before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation,” July 12 - SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images
  • During a transcribed interview, Laura Dehmlow, the Section Chief of the FBI’s Foreign Influence Task Force, revealed that FBI personnel who warned social media companies about a potential Russian “hack and leak” operation in the 2020 election knew that Hunter Biden’s laptop was not Russian disinformation.
  • The FBI made an institutional decision to refuse to answer direct questions from social media companies about the laptop’s authenticity, leading the companies to conclude that the New York Post story on the laptop was Russian disinformation.
  • The FBI’s failure to alert social media companies about the authenticity of the laptop prevented millions of Americans from having a clear understanding of a significant issue in the 2020 presidential election, as it resulted in the suppression of the story by Twitter and deamplification by Facebook.  Read More

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