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Report: WH Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Locked Out Of Twitter Account For Sharing NY Post Hunter Biden Story

Twitter reportedly locked the personal account of White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday after she shared a New York Post story alleging that Hunter Biden introduced his father, Joe Biden, to a Burisma executive.

In a screenshot disseminated by the Trump War Room, Twitter appeared to have sent McEnany a notification that her “account has been locked” for “violating our rules against distribution of hacked materials.”

McEnany’s tweet was subsequently deleted. It remains unclear if McEnany was forced to delete it, or if Twitter deleted it for her.

Both Twitter and Facebook have suppressed the reach of the story, which calls into question Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s claims of ignorance regarding his son’s foreign business deals.

According to Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley called on the FEC to investigate whether Twitter and Facebook violated campaign finance law by interfering in the dissemination of the story.

As The Daily Wire reported:

After citing the relevant section of the U.S. Code, Hawley said, “Twitter and Facebook are both corporations. A ‘contribution’ includes ‘anything of value … for the purpose of influencing any election for Federal office.’”

Hawley alleged that Facebook and Twitter’s “active suppression” of the New York Post story “appears to constitute contributions under federal law,” and that the Biden campaign “derives extraordinary value” from quashing a story that would link the former vice president to Ukrainian oligarchs.

Hawley also sent letters demanding answers to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. In his letter to Dorsey, Hawley said in part, “There are various reports circulating on Twitter of users unable to post a link to the New York Post story, with some users posting responses from Twitter that the content was deemed to be ‘potentially spammy or unsafe.’”

“I find this behavior stunning but not surprising from a platform that has censored the President of the United States,” Hawley added. Later, he demanded to know the specifics of how the company decided to suppress the story, as well as if anyone involved with the Biden-Harris campaign was involved.