Rand Paul cancels DirecTV subscription after it drops OAN

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he is canceling his subscription to DirecTV after the company announced plans to drop pro-Trump conservative cable channel One America News (OAN) from its listings.

“Why give money to people who hate us?” Paul said in a tweet sent on Monday.

DirecTV on Friday made public its plans to not renew its contract with OAN, saying it had made the decision following “a routine internal review.”

Other Trump-loyal Republican lawmakers and conservative activists slammed DirecTV’s decision over the weekend, claiming the move is evidence of a larger effort by powerful media companies to censor or sideline conservative viewpoints.

Other Trump-loyal Republican lawmakers and conservative activists slammed DirecTV’s decision over the weekend, claiming the move is evidence of a larger effort by powerful media companies to censor or sideline conservative viewpoints.

“The Left’s purge continues: -YouTube demonetizes Dan Bongino. -DirectTV drops One America News. -Twitter suspends Dr. Malone. Who’s next?” Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said in a tweet of his own.

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