House Committee Investigating Twitter CEO For Lying Under Oath
A top House committee is reviewing whether Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey lied under oath over the social media platform’s history of censoring and banning conservative users.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees the U.S. telecom industry, has decided to review Dorsey’s testimony following the accelerated purge of conservative users, including journalist Laura Loomer and combat vet Jesse Kelly.
“The committee is aware of Twitter’s actions and is currently reviewing Mr. Dorsey’s testimony,” a House aide said Tuesday after Twitter arbitrarily banned Kelly with no explanation.
Dorsey had testified that Twitter doesn’t consider “political viewpoints” when enforcing their policy enforcement decisions.
“I want to start by making something very clear,” Dorsey testified in September. “We don’t consider political viewpoints, perspectives, or party affiliation in any of our policies or enforcement decisions, period.”
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