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Ted Cruz Says Twitter Violated Iran Sanctions, Calls For Criminal Investigation | The Daily Caller

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said Friday that he is calling for a criminal investigation of Twitter over allegations that the social media company is violating Iran sanctions. In a letter addressed to the Justice and Treasury departments, Cruz questioned whether the official Twitter accounts of Iranian leaders were in violation of law.Under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), which allows the president to regulate international commerce, American companies are prohibited from providing goods or services to Iran’s leaders. President Donald Trump also signed an executive order in 2019 that sanctioned Iran’s highest-ranking officials.

Source: Ted Cruz Says Twitter Violated Iran Sanctions, Calls For Criminal Investigation | The Daily Caller

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