Facebook says the Alabama governor’s campaign removal was not based on Biden comments
Facebook said the brief non-disclosure of Alabama Gov. Kay IveyKay IveyFacebook Says Alabama Governor’s Campaign Removal Wasn’t Based On Biden Comments GOP sees Biden vaccine mandates as energizing issue for halftime, Hurricane Ida could intensify to Category 4 before hitting the US MORE(R) ‘s campaign page was not based on any posts on the page, including those with comments on President BidenJoe BidenOvernight Defense & National Security – Milley To Be Lightning Rod Democrats Hope Biden Can Get Manchin and Sinema On The Money – Presented By Wells Fargo – Democrats Advance Tax Plan Through Hurdles MORE‘s latest COVID-19 mandate for companies, reported Alabama.com.
In an email to The Hill, a Facebook spokesperson said Ivey’s campaign page was “falsely restricted” for less than an hour. “
“When we found out about our mistake, the page was quickly restored,” said the Facebook spokesman.
Ivey’s campaign team confirmed that for violating a. was not published by the social media platform Community standard.
Ivey joined other GOP-led governors last week, saying it won’t follow Biden’s new mandate that requires private companies with more than 100 employees to require COVID-19 vaccinations or undergo weekly tests.
“Obviously, they are upset that I said I was standing in President Biden’s way to protect the Alabamians from this outrageous overwhelming demand on the federal government,” Ivey said in a statement.
“If Big Tech thinks they can silence us and I won’t fight back, then they haven’t met me yet. You have something else. I am not withdrawing. I never will, ”added Ivey. “We’re fighting Washington. We will also fight against big tech. “
Ivey’s campaign team named the statement from Facebook a “nonsensical excuse,” noted Alabama.com.
The Hill reached out to Ivey’s office comment.
–Updated 3:30 p.m.