Jordan tricks Zuckerberg into giving him papers that can be used to make up lies about Meta. If you don’t follow the rules, you could be charged with contempt of Congress and face serious legal consequences.
Jordan was going to vote on contempt at first, but when Meta gave him some papers, he changed his mind.
However, the threat is still there. The papers, which were made public on X, show that the White House put pressure on Meta to deal with false information about the Covid vaccine, which is a well-known public position of the administration.
Jordan, on the other hand, puts a different spin on them. He calls them the “Facebook Files” and says they show that Biden’s government used its power to censor Americans too much.
While the mainstream media stays cautious, right-wing media sites jump at the chance to spread Jordan’s story.
Fox News makes the papers a top story, which gives Jordan a chance to spread his ideas without being questioned. This show is happening at the same time as other important news, such as new charges against Donald Trump.
We’re living through a repeat of the Twitter Files era, but this time Facebook and Instagram are where people are paying attention.
The documents are still not available to the public because of government interference. This is not the case when the papers were owned by a crazy billionaire.
In a strange twist, Jordan is in charge of this from the Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government, which is supposed to stop politicians from abusing