Big Tech was a big backer of Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential run, and now that he is sitting in the Oval Office, there is really no incentive for him to rush to appoint people to look into where tech companies unduly influenced the election, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., tells Newsmax.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg alone gave $350 million that went to nonprofits that targeted very blue counties and toss-up states, Nunes told Thursday’s “Spicer & Co.”
“We’ve heard a lot about election fraud, but we haven’t heard how one of the richest men on the Earth can give $350 million,” Nunes said. “We also believe that other tech companies gave another $150 million for a total of $500 million that went to clearly influence the outcome.”
Both the Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission are still led by acting chairs, as is the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, something that Nunes and Mike Davis, founder and president of Internet Accountability Project, who also appeared on the program, said they believed it is purposeful by the Biden administration to slow or prevent any investigation into Big Tech election influence.
“I mean, let’s not be idiots here, folks,” Nunes