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Dec. 7, 2022, 6:05 PM

Musk Says Twitter Executive Was ‘Exited’ From Company (Correct)

William Turton
William Turton
Bloomberg News

Jim Baker, Twitter Inc.’s deputy general counsel, was pushed out of the company over his handling of information, Elon Musk said in a tweet.

“In light of concerns about Baker’s possible role in suppression of information important to the public dialogue, he was exited from Twitter today,” Musk said.

Musk’s comment appeared to be in reference to Baker’s involvement with the so-called Twitter Files. The documents, which included communications surrounding the decision to block access to a New York Post story about Hunter Biden’s laptop, were publicized by journalist Matt Taibbi last week.

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