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Republican lawmakers hijacked a historic antitrust hearing to air conspiracy theories and accuse tech companies of secretly working to undermine Trump

Republican lawmakers used a widely-anticipated House subcommittee hearing with the world’s most powerful tech CEOs to air grievances and accuse tech companies of secretly working to undermine President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. The hearing erupted into a shouting match several times as Democratic lawmakers accused their Republican colleagues of pushing […]
Republican lawmakers hijacked a historic antitrust hearing to air conspiracy theories and accuse tech companies of secretly working to undermine Trump
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal excoriated AG Bill Barr during a heated Congressional hearing over his ‘aggressive’ approach to Black Lives Matter protests

Rep. Pramila Jayapal excoriated Attorney General William Barr over his response to Black Lives Matter protests during a contentious congressional hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. The Democratic congresswoman scrutinised the Trump administration’s directive to deploy federal agents across the country to domestically police major US cities amid […]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal excoriated AG Bill Barr during a heated Congressional hearing over his ‘aggressive’ approach to Black Lives Matter protests
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‘I’m going to answer the damn question’: Attorney General William Barr lost his temper with House Democrats during a contentious oversight hearing

Attorney General William Barr became increasingly testy with Democrats during a contentious hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Barr testified about his oversight of law enforcement’s crackdown on largely peaceful demonstrations across the nation, as well as his handling of the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the […]
‘I’m going to answer the damn question’: Attorney General William Barr lost his temper with House Democrats during a contentious oversight hearing
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Congress has postponed a major antitrust hearing that would have had the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google testifying together for the first time

Monday’s highly anticipated tech antitrust hearing has been postponed, the House Judiciary Chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler, said on Friday. Unnamed sources told Politico on Thursday it was “highly likely” the hearing would be pushed back as Rep. John Lewis lies in state at the Capitol. Lawmakers had planned to examine […]
Congress has postponed a major antitrust hearing that would have had the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google testifying together for the first time
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‘Who in the hell do you think you are?’: Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond erupt into a shouting match during hearing on police reform

A House Judiciary Committee hearing on police reform flew off the rails when Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond had a shouting match. After Richmond discussed the injustice that Black people like him and his son face, Gaetz interjected and asked, “Are you suggesting that you’re certain […]
‘Who in the hell do you think you are?’: Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and Louisiana Rep. Cedric Richmond erupt into a shouting match during hearing on police reform
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Here are the biggest takeaways from the House Judiciary Committee’s official impeachment report accusing Trump of committing ‘multiple federal crimes’

The House Judiciary Committee released its official report recommending President Donald Trump’s impeachment late Sunday. The 658-page document makes the case for impeachment by laying out an avalanche of evidence that House Democrats say shows the president abused his power and obstructed Congress while soliciting foreign interference in the 2020 […]
Here are the biggest takeaways from the House Judiciary Committee’s official impeachment report accusing Trump of committing ‘multiple federal crimes’
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Republicans hijacked the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearings and turned them into a circus

The House Judiciary Committee’s public impeachment hearings have been a circus dominated by theatrics from Republican lawmakers hoping to crater public support for President Donald Trump’s impeachment. The panel’s hearings drew a sharp contrast to the House Intelligence Committee’s hearings, which captured the nation’s interest with career, nonpartisan officials testifying […]
Republicans hijacked the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearings and turned them into a circus