YouTube pulls video posted by US Capitol riot probe

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San Francisco (AFP) – YouTube on Friday pulled a video posted by the congressional committee probing last year’s attack on the US Capitol because it contained election misinformation spread by then president Donald Trump. “Our election integrity policy prohibits content advancing false claims that widespread fraud, errors or glitches changed the outcome of the 2020 US presidential election, if it does not provide sufficient context,” YouTube spokesperson Ivy Choi said in response to an AFP inquiry. “We enforce our policies equally for everyone, and have removed the video uploaded by the Januar…

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