In response to the previous day’s Senate hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) slammed big tech companies for censoring conservatives on their platforms.
Scalise said Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom” that big tech’s “coordination, collusion and censorship against conservatives was on full display” in the hearing.
“It was very concerning,” Scalise said of the hearing. “Not only seeing some things pointed out they blocked conservatives on just opinions, and yet, the Ayatollah in Iran can say antisemitic things that aren’t flagged, and yet they won’t commit — and I think Senator Cruz asked would you commit to giving us the metrics, the numbers on how many conservatives have you blocked versus how many liberals have you blocked? They have that data. They just wouldn’t commit to showing it. And yet, they sit there and say they want