House Panel Begins Review of Big Tech’s Market Power

Big Tech has become big politics in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday is launching its investigation into the market dominance of Silicon Valley’s biggest names, starting with a look at the impact of the tech giants’ platforms on news content, the media and the spread of misinformation online.

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Watergate Witness Testifies on Parallels to Mueller Probe

Forty-six years ago, John Dean gave testimony to the U.S. Senate that triggered the end of Richard Nixon’s presidency. He appeared before Congress again Monday to say President Donald Trump’s possible obstruction efforts outlined by special counsel Robert Mueller echo what he once saw in another White House ensnared in turmoil.

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House Committee Prepares to Hold Barr in Contempt of Congress

A House committee is poised to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress — the opening salvo in what could be a lengthy, acrimonious court battle between House Democrats and President Trump’s administration over special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

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House Democrats Question Russian Forfeiture Deal

The Russian attorney with whom Donald Trump Jr. met to seek opposition research on Hillary Clinton also represented a bank that averted a money-laundering trial with an eleventh-hour $5.9 million settlement. Demanding answers, House Democrats called the connections “too substantial to ignore.”

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