House Republicans have reportedly given Twitter CEO
until the close of business Friday to decide on testifying.
Members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee want Dorsey to testify before them about Russian interference in US elections on Sept. 5,
according to Axios.
This is the same day Dorsey and
, Facebook's chief operating officer, are before the Senate Intelligence Committee. expected to testify
The House committee has given Dorsey the option of voluntarily testifying on Sept. 5 or Sept. 24, or face a subpoena forcing him to do so, Axios reported Friday.
declined to comment.
The social media company faces criticism from Republicans after President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that
. Dorsey explained Twitter's social media firms discriminate against conservatives the following day. approach to policing its service
Other tech companies, including Facebook and Google, are also facing pressure to provide Congress with more answers about election interference. Sen. Richard Burr, the Republican head of the Senate Intelligence Committee
from Google that its senior vice president of global affairs, Kent Walker, testify before the committee. rejected on Thursday an offer
"I told them I wasn't accepting the senior vice president," Burr
told The Washington Post.
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