Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Thursday he’s “absolutely” willing to come talk to the U.S. Congress as lawmakers continue to probe Russia’s efforts to spread disinformation on social media during the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Thing is, lawmakers previously and repeatedly called on Dorsey and other tech executives to make the trip to Capitol Hill — and they’ve apparently declined.
That includes a trio of Russia-focused hearings held in October. Lawmakers on one of the three congressional committees actually invited Dorsey to testify, according to two congressional sources familiar with the investigation, but he declined to appear.
Instead, it was Twitter’s acting general counsel, Sean Edgett, who answered questions from Congress, alongside the top lawyers from Facebook and Google.
Dorsey addressed the issue Thursday at a conference hosted by the New York Times. Specifically, he was asked if he was invited to testify — and if he wanted to attend.
“Absolutely,” he …
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