Live Updates: Rubio weighs in on Big Tech censorship after Capitol riots
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said chaos in the U.S. is a ‘gift’ to the Communist Party of China.
"This is also an opportunity for [the left] to go and put pressure on social media companies to literally not just erase the president but erase everybody," Rubio told "Sunday Morning Futures." "We are now living in a country where four or five companies, unelected, unaccountable, have the monopoly power to decide, we’re gonna wipe people out, we’re going to erase them, from any digital platform, whether it’s selling things and the like."
- President Trump on Friday said he is considering other social media platforms and may even create his own
- Conservatives have long been complaining that social media sites like Twitter are biased against them in favor of liberals.
Rubio described rioters who breached the Capitol as a "rogue's gallery" and "wackos," but he said tech companies' eagerness to censor pro-Trump voices is a "cynical" ploy.
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