Mayorkas made the admission during testimony before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday. Mayorkas has come under fire both for creating a disinformation board and for tapping Nina Jankowicz to lead the effort. Critics have dubbed the board the "ministry of truth," and pointed to Jankowicz's divisive and partisan social media presence.
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., pressed Mayorkas on the hiring process Jankowicz went through, asking whether the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was aware of her social media presence.
"When the department picked her did it know that she had said that Mr. Hunter Biden's laptop is Russian disinformation?" Kennedy asked.
"I was not aware of that, but we do not discuss the internal hiring process. Ultimately, as the secretary I am responsible for the decisions of the Department of Homeland Security," Mayorkas responded.
"When the department picked Ms. Jankowicz did it know that she had vouched for the veracity of the Steele dossier?" Kennedy pressed. READ FULL ARTICLE HERE
By Anders Hagstrom | Fox News
During the hearing, Senator Kennedy had a few questions himself...
And that promted a response from another Twitter user with a Montage of Kennedy's funny moments.
Biden’s Disinformation Governance Board wants the government to tell Americans what’s true. What could possibly go wrong? pic.twitter.com/kecVE4KXok— John Kennedy (@SenJohnKennedy) May 4, 2022
https://t.co/SyLWwek2Fa— molly mac (@mollyma53358211) May 4, 2022
This video had me remembering this montage. It's hysterical. Kennedy is so funny!