House GOP moves to defund feds’ new disinformation board as threat to free speech

Lawmakers unveil legislation, compare board to Orwell’s “Ministry of Truth.” House Republicans are moving to defund the Homeland Security Department’s new Disinformation Governance Board, calling it an “un-American abuse of power” that will violate the Constitution’s guarantee of free speech. The GOP’s two two House leaders, Kevin McCarthy of California and Steve Scalise of Louisiana, unveiled legislation Wednesday to ban federal expenditures on the board … Continue reading House GOP moves to defund feds’ new disinformation board as threat to free speech