Pfluger leads GOP in banning Disinformation Governance Board

WASHINGTON Representative August Pfluger (TX-11) Thursday introduced legislation with Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14) and Ronny Jackson (TX-13) to prohibit the Department of Homeland Security from creating a “Disinformation Governance Board.” Read more in the Washington Examiner here.

Rep. August Pfluger (TX-11): “Partisan government officials running a ‘disinformation board’ sounds ridiculous to most people, yet the Biden Administration tried to control the speech of American citizens. My legislation ensures that absolutely no federal dollars can be spent setting up another Disinformation Governance Board at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DHS should be focused on securing the border and preventing terrorist attacks, not fact-checking social media, and censoring Americans. I’m proud to work with my colleague on the Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, and fellow Texan, Rep. Ronny Jackson, in introducing this legislation to protect free speech.”

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (GA-14): “Our nation’s bedrock principle is the freedom to express our opinions and ideas openly, without government interference. Unfortunately, the Biden regime has taken a troubling path, actively censoring Americans and viewpoints they disagree with. They even established a Communist-style ‘Disinformation Governance Board’ to carry out their censorship agenda. Our government should never censor its own citizens, yet the Biden regime boldly did so until public outrage forced it to be disbanded. I am proud to co-lead this critical legislation to ensure that a ‘Disinformation Governance Board’ never finds its place in our government again.”

Rep. Ronny Jackson (TX-13): “The Biden Administration’s relentless fight to censor and control Americans’ speech under the alias of “disinformation” must be stopped. That is why I am proud to be working alongside Representatives Pfluger and Greene to introduce a bill that prohibits the use of Federal funds from being used to establish a Disinformation Governance Board at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The real champions of ‘disinformation’ are these self-proclaimed ‘disinformation experts’ that make up this board at DHS. Their only goal is to stay in power by censoring, suppressing, and labeling anything they don’t find suitable to their radical narrative as ‘disinformation.’ This board must be demolished and every corrupt, radical, and self-righteous bureaucrat that is or has served on it should be held accountable.”