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Congressman Andre Carson

Representing the 7th District of INDIANA

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Rep. Carson to Participate in Open Hearing with Social Media Companies

Nov 1, 2017
Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, November 1, Congressman André Carson (IN-07) and other House Intelligence Committee members will hold an open hearing with Facebook, Twitter, and Google to learn more about Russia’s use of social media to exert influence in the 2016 election campaign.

Scheduled witnesses for the hearing include:
Colin Stretch, Vice President and General Counsel, Facebook Inc.
Sean Edgett, Acting General Counsel, Twitter Inc.
Kent Walker, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Google Inc.

This hearing is part of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence investigation into Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign.

The open hearing will be broadcast live beginning at 2 PM here: https://intelligence.house.gov/