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Pelosi slams Facebook as "part of the problem" on election misinformation

U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) responds to questions as she speaks to reporters about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and the 2020 U.S. presidential election results during her weekly news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday that Facebook Inc FB.O has been part of the problem when it comes to election-related interference.

“I’m not a big fan of Facebook. I don’t know what they have been doing, but I know they’ve been part of the problem, all along,” Pelosi told reporters at a news briefing.

Reporting by Richard Cowan and Patricia Zengerle; editing by Jonathan Oatis