CEO testified before the on Wednesday in defense of a proposed  that he would like regulators to sign off on.

It went about as well for Zuckerberg as can be expected, given many lawmakers’ extreme lack of trust in Facebook.

Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) established the mood of the hearing early on, detailing Facebook’s many high-level failures, including how it enables discriminatory housing practices, stifles competition, has repeatedly failed to safeguard consumer privacy, permitted foreign governments to interfere in elections, and willfully allowed politicians to lie on the platform.

“With all of these problems I have outlined, and given the company’s size and reach, it should be clear why we have serious concerns about your plans to

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