U.S. lawmakers threaten to probe GoFundMe after trucker fundraiser shutdown

WASHINGTON — U.S. lawmakers are threatening to investigate GoFundMe after it shut down fundraising for the Freedom Convoy, which they hope will expand south of the border.

“The efforts of government officials to suppress peaceful protest … is an abuse of power,” Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told POLITICO on Tuesday. “That abuse of power was compounded when GoFundMe at the explicit behest of the Canadian government tried to effectively steal $10 million that had been raised to support the Canadian truckers.”

Trucks and protesters

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