Twitter censorship suspected in alleged suppression of viral #FullofSchiff hashtag

Earlier Thursday, Dave Workman reported that Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., along with other House Democrats, expressed concerns over reported changes made to the controversial FISA memo said to expose a scandal called “worse than Watergate.”

On Wednesday, Schiff sent this tweet:

The Washington Examiner‘s Byron York, however, set the record straight, explaining that the “material changes” were mere “‘grammatical and clarifying’ fixes,” along with a modification Democrats requested.

Conservatives, fed up with Schiff’s tactics and misrepresentations, started the hashtag #FullofSchiff on Twitter.

One person, for example, reminded Schiff of his own declaration that Americans are simply incapable of understanding the memo:

Jack Posobiec helped get things rolling:


Others, including a GOP insider and Infowars’ Paul Joseph Watson, helped it along:


Donald Trump Jr. also helped:

Fox News contributor Kevin Jackson added:


Posobiec noticed the hashtag had at one time garnered well over 30,000 tweets — certainly enough to make it trend:


It actually began trending, but a funny thing happened on the way to Twitter:

James Brower, a former Trump state campaign official, apparently spotted something that led him to believe Twitter intervened to suppress the hashtag:


The founder of The New Right noted:


One person posted a series of videos on YouTube that reportedly proves Twitter is censoring the hashtag:


Here’s the first part posted to YouTube:

And here’s the second part:

Is Twitter actually censoring the hashtag?  And if so, why?  Could it be that Twitter is so opposed to Americans learning what is in the memo that it’s willing to provide cover for Schiff and his fellow Democrats?

What do you think?  Let us know in the comment section below.

H/T: Gateway Pundit


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