If Then speaks to Republican and Democratic Congress members about whether they think it’s finally time to regulate Facebook.

What Republican and Democratic Congress Members Want to Ask Mark Zuckerberg

What Republican and Democratic Congress Members Want to Ask Mark Zuckerberg

Decoding the Logic of Silicon Valley
April 10 2018 9:43 AM

Congress Called. It Wants Our Privacy Back.

If Then discusses the Mark Zuckerberg hearings with some of the members of Congress who will be questioning him.

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On this week’s If Then, Slate’s April Glaser and Will Oremus bring us an early-week show in anticipation of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday, which also means we will have a show recapping the hearings later this week. The hosts speak with members of Congress from both sides of the aisle who will be questioning Zuckerberg on Wednesday at his second hearing in Congress this week. They speak with Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Ryan Costello and two democratic congressmen from California, Jerry McNerney and Raul Ruiz. Each of these politicians is on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which will be questioning Mark Zuckerberg after his first round of questioning from the Senate.

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