U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler | Press Release

U.S House Committee on The Judiciary Democrats

**NEW DATE**

July 29th: Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google"

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MEDIA ADVISORY
CONTACTS: Shadawn Reddick-Smith, 202-225-3951
Daniel Schwarz, 202-225-5635

Washington, D.C. –  On Wednesday, July 29th at 12:00PM ET, the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee will hold a hearing with the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, who will testify as part of the Committee’s ongoing investigation of competition in the digital marketplace. In accordance with House Rules, witnesses and Members will be permitted to participate in the hearing in person or virtually.

Joint statement from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David Cicilline:

“Since last June, the Subcommittee has been investigating the dominance of a small number of digital platforms and the adequacy of existing antitrust laws and enforcement. Given the central role these corporations play in the lives of the American people, it is critical that their CEOs are forthcoming. As we have said from the start, their testimony is essential for us to complete this investigation.”

WITNESSES:

  • Jeff Bezos, Chief Executive Officer, Amazon.com, Inc. (Virtual Witness)
  • Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer, Apple Inc. (Virtual Witness)
  • Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer, Alphabet Inc. (Virtual Witness)
  • Mark Zuckerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Facebook, Inc. (Virtual Witness)

WHAT:            Hearing on “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google”

WHERE:         2141 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC, 20515

WHEN:           Wednesday, July 29 at 12:00 PM ET

Livestream:     The hearing will stream live here.

Media Guidance:
 Congressionally-credentialed members of the media wishing to attend the hearing in person should RSVP to their respective gallery by 6 p.m. on July 28, 2020. Editorial presence will be limited due to social distancing requirements. Questions about coverage should be directed to respective congressional media galleries.

Daily print reporters should RSVP to dailypressgallery@mail.house.gov.
Periodical reporters should RSVP to Periodical.press@mail.house.gov.
Press photographers should RSVP to Press_photo@saa.senate.gov.
There is a mandatory TV pool. Contact the House Radio-TV Gallery 202-225-5214 or radiotv@mail.house.gov for additional details.

NOTE: The Committee on the Judiciary is following guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP) and the House Sergeant at Arms. The OAP recommends all individuals maintain 6-foot social distance spacing as much as practicable when in the Capitol Complex. Additionally, on the advice of the OAP, the use of a face covering is required for all attendees of this proceeding. The general public will not be allowed to attend in person, however, the hearing will be streamed live.

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