The Biden administration will continue to battle disinformation during the pause, she continued, adding that Nina Jankowicz, who has resigned from the board, has a “history of calling out misinformation” and “strong credentials.”
DHS shut the board down Monday Jankowicz drafted a resignation letter Tuesday, according to the Washington Post.
“Neither Nina Jankowicz nor the board have anything to do with the censorship, or with removing content from anywhere. Their role is to ensure that national security officials are updated on how misinformation is affecting the threat environment,” Jean-Pierre said.
“Did the White House play a role at all in the pause or what should happen with the board?” the reporter pressed Jean-Pierre.
“No… we did not have involvement in this at all,” Jean-Pierre said.