Thu Apr 13, 2023 AT 12:26 PM EDT
House Republicans have issued a subpoena to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for information related to the agency’s investigation into Twitter, which GOP lawmakers argue has been used to “harass” the social media platform.
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, issued a subpoena to FTC Chair Lina Khan on Tuesday, arguing the agency has not complied with previous requests for information from the panel.
Jordan and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, requested from the FTC all communications revolving around the agency’s investigation into Twitter and its reaction to Elon Musk purchasing the platform in October 2022.
“The FTC’s refusal to provide this material is unacceptable,” Jordan said in a statement. “In light of the FTC’s disregard for the Committee’s earlier requests for voluntary compliance, the Committee is subpoenaing for the documents.” Read Full Story