The Latest: Twitter grilled about blocking a NY Post article
Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON – The latest news from a House committee questioning the CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter. ___2:30 p.m.Rep. Steve Scalise, a Louisiana Republican, raised the long-running conservative talking point that Twitter, Facebook and Google are biased against conservative viewpoints and censor material based on political or religious viewpoints. Scalise highlighted Twitter’s blocking of a New York Post article on Hunter Biden, which CEO Jack Dorsey said was a mistake that the company corrected within 24 hours. AdThis would include product vice presidents of integrity, trust and safety and vice presidents of platform policy — at Facebook, Twitter, YouTube (rather than Google, which owns YouTube) and perhaps an upstart like TikTok. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai, CEO of YouTube parent Google, are facing questioning at a hearing by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Texas 2020 elections: Harris County Democrats' headquarters vandalized
More than 9.7 million Texans cast ballots during the early voting period that ended Friday. Monday's biggest developments:Harris County Democrats' headquarters vandalizedTexas on track for record voter turnoutHarris County Democratic Party's headquarters vandalized[12:54 p.m.] The headquarters of the Harris County Democratic Party was vandalized on Monday, the party said in a news release. "This is what happens when Republicans are losing," said Lillie Schechter, Harris County Democratic Party Chair, in a statement. At least 9,718,648 voters cast early ballots, according to preliminary final numbers released by the Texas Secretary of State on Sunday. Early voting, which Gov.