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Cruz seeks probe of Twitter

May 30, 2020 - The Dallas Morning News

WASHINGTON — With tensions high between the White House and Twitter, Sen. Ted Cruz ramped up pressure on the social media giant on Friday, demanding federal investigations into whether it violated U.S. sanctions by allowing Iran’s leaders to tweet.

Cruz made the demand in a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, asserting that Twitter has engaged in “blatant and willful violation” of sanctions by providing accounts to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Al...