In his opening remarks, Rep. Jim Jordan expressed concerns about conservative censorship from Big Tech, highlighting examples of what he claims is unfair targeting of conservative social media users.
He accused Google of censoring Breitbart and Amazon's Twitch of censoring Trump, as well as calling out Twitter's Jack Dorsey — who he noted he'd invited to testify.
Jordan said that these issues are dismissed by the tech companies as being "just a glitch," but said he wasn't satisfied with that answer. "If I had a nickel for every time I heard 'it's just a glitch', I wouldn't be as wealthy as our witnesses but I'd be doing alright," he said.
After his statement, Jordan got in a shouting match with Chairman Ciciliine over an objection raised to his proposal to add another lawmaker to the committee. The argument ended with Jordan being told by someone to put his mask on.