Close this menu

The Back Mic: Cecile Richards Joins O’Rourke Campaign, Musk Twitter Buyout Draws Texas Reactions, Third GOP Lawmaker Endorses Against Incumbent

“In his post-purchase statement, Musk mirrored Hughes’ and Abbott’s line of argument in pushing House Bill 20, the social media censorship bill. He called Twitter the “digital town square,” which the bill’s supporters cited to justify the government ensuring value neutral speech policies on social media apps. Twitter’s lobbyist at the time, Steve DelBianco of NetChoice, opposed this assertion.”