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Missouri Rep. Billy Long Uses Auctioneer Skills to Drown Out Protester

A protester, who interrupted a social media censorship hearing in the U.S. House, was made aware of the auctioneer skills of Missouri Rep. Billy Long.

A woman stood up and started shouting at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, complaining about bias and publicly pleading for President Trump's help. Staffers are seen quickly exiting the room, as they appear to be looking for security, Long took matters into his own hands.

The Republican used skills that he acquired when he owned his own auctioneering company and started auctioning off the woman's phone. Long finished to applause from his colleagues just as security reached the woman and took her out of the room.

The GOP-led House Energy and Commerce Committee is examining whether Twitter has censored conservatives.


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