Congress Lights Into Mark Zuckerberg at Hearing: ‘You Are Willing to Step On Anyone To Get What You Want’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled by members of the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday, as part of a congressional hearing organized in response to reports that Facebook plans to launch its own currency.

Committee chairwoman Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA), and Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) all engaged in heated clashes with the Facebook co-founder over a variety of issues.

Rep. Maxine Waters told Zuckerberg that his “claim to promote freedom of speech does not ring true,” and declared, “2.7 billion people use your products. That’s over a third of the world’s population. That’s huge. That’s so big it’s clear to me and to anyone who hears this list that
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