A resurfaced May 2017 tweet from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has led to calls for consistency from Twitter as the social media giant continues its efforts to crack down on those skeptical of the results of the 2020 presidential election. Twitter has been at the center of a political firestorm since it announced Friday that it had banned President Trump from the platform.
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— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) May 16, 2017
No label from Twitter on this https://t.co/hrWRkCleVV
— Comfortably Smug (@ComfortablySmug) January 11, 2021
This tweet by @SpeakerPelosi from 5/7/17 is an illustration of how months after the 2016 election, leading Dems were still sowing doubt about the integrity of the election just as they did after FL 2000. This rhetoric paved the way for the other side to do the same. https://t.co/JZS1YNmjN1 pic.twitter.com/jqext4KF6N
— Yossi Gestetner (@YossiGestetner) January 11, 2021