Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.
On Tuesday the committee met as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was meeting with senators on Capitol Hill.
Tim Scott took time out of his committee to address Facebook and why the company believes two black women supporting Trump are “unsafe for the community?”
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In a bit of irony, I’m posting video from our HELP Committee hearing today. As I’m sure many of you know, Mark Zuckerberg is on the Hill to testify today, and though I’m not on the Commerce or Judiciary Committees where he is being questioned, I did want to take the opportunity to express my concerns with Facebook seemingly censoring conservative views.
Russians trying to influence our elections? Kick them off. Racists or others trying to incite violence and hate? Goodbye forever. But @Diamond And Silk? Two black women sharing their conservative views? They are hardly “unsafe to the community”.
This is a great video.