Richard Blumenthal

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

Blumenthal: AG Barr ‘Has an Obligation to Resign’

Wednesday on CNN’s “Situation Room,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) called on Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller report. Blumenthal said, “What I heard today was continuing evasive, disingenuous, and outright deceptive answers

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)