Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) reflected on Tuesday’s Facebook whistleblower testimony by Frances Haugen on The Situation Room with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
Blumenthal chairs the Senate Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security, which held the hearing of whistleblower Haugen. As the senator questioned Haugen on Tuesday, she directly blamed Mark Zuckerberg and said “the buck stops with” him.
When recalling the information gained from the testimony, Blumenthal noted that it was “about as compelling and credible and deeply disturbing as it gets.”
“This witness was so convincing because she came forth at great personal risk,” continued the Senator, “but also she had documents to prove everything she was saying… it’s validated by the facts.”
Blumenthal stressed the importance of the testimony. “For any