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ICYMI: Clay’s House Judiciary Testimony On Big Tech and Cancel Culture

  On August 11th, 2020 the president of the United States, Donald Trump, joined my morning radio show, OutKick the Coverage, to discuss, among other things, the importance of playing college football in the fall of 2020. The president was on my show for 25 minutes, and after the interview, we posted several articles related to it on OutKick, the website I founded and own, which is one of the largest independent sports and opinion websites in the country. WATCH: @ClayTravis brings the 🔥 at today's subcommittee hearing examining #BigTech and #BigMedia. pic.twitter.com/PxoRfqttMX — House Judiciary GOP (@JudiciaryGOP) March 12, 2021 The articles were well received by our audience because the president advocated a position both I and my site had been supporting for months: the importance of sports being played, despite the challenges of COVID, college sports in particular. At the time, there was massive pressure for college sports to be canceled for the fall. Indeed, within a few days of the president appearing on my show, the Big Ten and Pac-12 would announce the cancellation of their fall sports seasons. (Those decisions would later be reversed after immense pressure from players, coaches, fans and the diligent work of the […]

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Written by Clay Travis

OutKick founder, host and author. He's presently banned from appearing on both CNN and ESPN because he’s too honest for both.