House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. James Comer (R-Ky.) on Thursday called on House Democrats to hold a hearing on what they said was GoFundMe’s selective discrimination in canceling the “Freedom Convoy” campaign by Canadian truckers.
“We write to request that you hold a hearing to examine yet another incident of Big Tech silencing certain viewpoints in potentially unlawful ways. This time GoFundMe Inc. is selectively discriminating against certain people by cancelling their ability to organize funds through its crowdfunding platform,” Scalise and Comer wrote in their letter to House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-S.C.) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.).
They wrote that GoFundMe also “attempted to defraud hardworking taxpayers of millions of dollars in donations received” in support of an organization they said was promoting “individual freedom.”
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