House Judiciary Committee

Report: FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion for Privacy Violations

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reportedly approved Friday a $5 billion settlement with Facebook following the social media giants’ handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. This serves as the largest fine the FTC has given out for privacy violations; however, politicians and activists have said that this fine serves as a “bargain” for Facebook.

The Associated Press

House Judiciary Chair Nadler Subpoenas Hope Hicks

The House Judiciary Committee announced Tuesday that it has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks for documents and testimony as part of the panel’s investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his associates obstructed justice and engaged in public corruption. 

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: Hope Hicks, White House director of strategic communications, arrives to a swearing in ceremony of White House senior staff in the East Room of the White House on January 22, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump today mocked protesters who gathered for large demonstrations across the …