Alex Jones heckles Google CEO heading into House hearing

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones heckled Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday as the tech executive made his way to a House committee hearing on alleged political bias in Silicon Valley.

Jones followed Pichai down the hallway as Pichai made his way to the House Judiciary Committee hearing, yelling that the CEO had “lied to Congress.”

Jones and former Trump campaign adviser Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneOverwhelming majority of voters want final Mueller report released: poll Trump seizes on poll that shows half agree Mueller investigation is a 'witch hunt' Judge sets Roger Stone trial for early November MORE were among the last people to enter the committee room for Pichai’s testimony. Both claim that they have been censored by the search engine.

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Some Republicans, including President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump mocks wind power: 'When the wind doesn't blow, just turn off the television' Pentagon investigator probing whether acting chief boosted former employer Boeing Trump blasts McCain, bemoans not getting 'thank you' for funeral MORE, argue that social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are biased against conservative voices. Tech executives have disputed those claims, with Pichai saying in his written testimony that he runs Google “without political bias and work to ensure that our products continue to operate that way.”

Stone, who was suspended from Twitter last year after a string of vulgar tweets directed toward reporters, told The Hill on Tuesday that he believes he has been censored by Google as well.

He said he believes the tech companies are engaged in “an effort to limit my ability to defend myself, and that’s rather important to me.”

Stone asserted that during a Google News search for his name, an article about his net worth will appear but not one contesting claims by some Democrats that Stone perjured himself during congressional testimony.

A Google News search for Stone conducted by The Hill features articles about special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE’s interest in Stone as part of the investigation into Russian election interference, as well as Stone’s recent decision to invoke the Fifth Amendment rather than appear before a Senate panel.

Jones, a conspiracy theorist and the founder of Infowars who has been banned from platforms including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook, also attended congressional hearings featuring Facebook and Twitter executives earlier this year.

Jones accused those executives of censoring him as well, and nearly got into a physical altercation with Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump feuds heat up Rubio to introduce legislation to keep Supreme Court at 9 seats Stop asking parents to sacrifice Social Security benefits for paid family leave MORE (R-Fla.).