"The truth of the matter is, you all, you all know, you all know in your gut what has to be done. We can disagree in the margins but the truth of the matter is it’s all within our wheelhouse and nobody has to be punished. No one’s standard of living will change, nothing would fundamentally change. Because when we have income inequality as large as we have in the United States today, it brews and ferments political discord and basic revolution. Not a joke. Not a joke. I’m not (inaudible) revolution. But not a joke. It allows demagogues to step in and say the reason where we are is because of the other, the other.” You’re not the other. I need you very badly. I hope if I win this nomination, I won’t let you down. I promise you. I have a bad reputation, I always say what I mean. The problem is I sometimes say all that I mean.” -- Fearless Joe Biden on Your Hopes and Dreams For a Better Future
In case you missed it - there are various parts of the US government and they are not always run by the same parties or by parties that have the same interests.
In case your reading comprehension fails you again - "illegally" is a word I specifically did not use. That's the point.
You think Congress threatening to hold corporations "accountable" for politically-tinged claims of mis-information has not led to mass censorship?