Leader Rodgers’s Statement on Facebook Oversight Board
Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Rodgers issued the following statement in response to Facebook’s Oversight Board’s decision to uphold the ban on President Trump’s account:
“This is Orwellian. An oversight board—who operated behind closed doors for months and whose decision makers remain secret—clearly has no interest in providing accountability over Big Tech’s abuse of power that undermines free speech. The sheer lack of transparency and accountability throughout this entire process has been deeply troubling,” said Rodgers.
Rodgers and Pallone Urge Ambassador Tai not to Include Section 230 in Trade Agreements
Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter today to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai regarding the inclusion of language mirroring Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in trade agreements.
Excerpts from the letter:
“As you may know, the effects of Section 230 and the appropriate role of such a liability shield have become the subject of much debate in recent years. While we take no view on...
Rodgers: We Need to Unleash American Innovation for More Cures and Lifesaving Treatments
Listen to @cathymcmorris on how Republicans are leading for Lower Costs, #MoreCures in H.R. 19.
✅ Lowers health care costs
✅ Upholds the right of every person to live a full life
✅ Provides hope of breakthrough cures and treatments through American innovation pic.twitter.com/nnr12SRgzL
— Energy & Commerce GOP (@HouseCommerce) May 3, 2021
BUILDING ON THE SUCCESS OF THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION
“What the Republicans are proposing is to build upon the successes of the Trump Administration where we were leading. You think today,...