Meet the ‘Woke’ Expert on Biden’s ‘Disinformation Governance Board’: Nina Jankowicz

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Who Is Nina Jankowicz? Politico has reported that Nina Jankowicz will head Biden’s new “Disinformation Governance Board” as executive director.

It’s becoming increasingly clear that the founding American principle of the right to free speech will disappear if liberals get their way. This new so-called “Ministry of Truth” will be part of The Department of Homeland Security.

Multiple outlets have exposed Jankowicz’s liberal bias and argued she’s a “woke so-called expert who’s against free speech,” according to Daily Mail.

The Biden administration announced that the purpose of the “Disinformation Governance Board” is to combat “disinformation” in the 2022 midterms. This announcement comes just days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk purchased Twitter to ensure the social platform allows for free speech.

Jankowicz openly admitted to NPR that she “shudders to think about” Musk’s Twitter takeover and more free speech on social media platforms. Musk promises to make the Twitter algorithm open source to increase trust.

On Aug. 7, 2020, Jankowicz tweeted about an appearance Steele made on the Infotagion podcast. “Listened to this last night — Chris Steele (yes THAT Chris Steele) provides some great historical context about the evolution of disinfo. Worth a listen,” she said.

Jankowicz also said in April 2020 that “the inclusion of the Steele dossier didn’t influence the conclusions of the [intelligence community assessment].”

Jankowicz also “cast doubt on the Hunter Biden laptop story while falsely claiming an intelligence community report on foreign meddling referenced it,” according to The Washington Examiner. “In particular, she played a key role in trying to shoot down reports by the New York Post about the contents of the laptop believed to have belonged to the younger Biden.”

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The Associated Press ran a story Oct. 14, 2020, reporting, “Disinformation experts say there are multiple red flags that raise doubts about their authenticity, including questions about whether the laptop actually belongs to Hunter Biden, said Nina Jankowicz.” The report quoted her as saying that “we should view it as a Trump campaign product.”

Jankowicz shared a report Oct. 22, 2020, she said was “casting yet more doubt on the provenance of the New York Post’s Hunter Biden story.” And she tweeted that day, “The emails don’t need to be altered to be part of an influence campaign. Voters deserve that context, not a [fairy] tale about a laptop repair shop.”

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Jankowicz tweeted Oct. 24, 2020, about “the nuance of the alleged Biden laptop kerfuffle.”

She later tweeted March 16, 2021, that the intelligence community “has a high degree of confidence that the Kremlin used proxies to push influence narratives, including misleading or unsubstantiated claims about President Biden.” She claimed this was “a clear nod to the alleged Hunter laptop”…

Jankowicz said on NPR’s On Point on Oct. 26, 2020, “I hesitate to make a conjecture about whether a foreign adversary is even involved.”

She pointed to Rudy Giuliani and Steve Bannon’s involvement, then said, “We know, for instance, Russia has hacked documents and then put in forged documents among them — this is a tactic they’ve used for decades, in fact — or whether they were stolen by a domestic adversary. All of this is important context for voters, and right now, we don’t have any of that context.”

She also tried to cast doubt on the Iranian regime interfering in 2020 to hurt Trump’s chances of being reelected… Ratcliffe and FBI Director Christopher Wray held an Oct. 21, 2020, press conference and warned that Russia and Iran had gained access to U.S. voter registration information.

Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley referred to the board as a “disgrace” and wrote a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas demanding answers as to how the board will operate.

“Is there anything more dystopian than a Disinformation Governance Board run by the federal government?” Florida Republican Congressional Candidate Dr. Willie J. Montague tweeted, adding in a later tweet that the board is “Orwellian.”

“They didn’t need a ‘Disinformation Governance Board’ until @elonmusk threatened their control over the narrative,” Texas Republican Congressman Troy Nehls tweeted.

“The libs spent the last weeks planting the seeds for the back-up plan in case the Twitter deal actually happened,” Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert tweeted. “Today’s news of a Biden backed ‘Disinformation Governance Board’ is dystopian. They can’t afford to let the truth be anything but what they say.”

“Biden’s ‘Disinformation Governance Board’ is a real-world Ministry of Truth,” Daily Wire reporter Megan Basham tweeted. “A conservative movement that doesn’t fight this with everything it has isn’t worthy of the name. Or the name American.”

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