Sessions Allegedly Open To Social Media Probe

Mike Brest | Contributor

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly considering an investigation into the social media giants, according to Bloomberg.

Sessions will have a meeting with the state attorney generals from Alabama, Nebraska, Tennessee, Louisiana and Texas later this month, all of whom have been reviewing the sites’ practices. The meeting is intended to determine whether “there’s a federal case to be made against companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook, and Twitter for violating consumer or antitrust laws,” according to Bloomberg.

“Those are the kind of resources that we’re going need to break these companies up,” Louisiana AG Jeff Landry stated in an interview with KEEL News Radio 710. “The problem is they’ve got no competition.”

President Trump said in an interview with The Daily Caller last week, “I mean the true interference in the last election was that — if you look at all, virtually all of those companies are super liberal companies in favor of Hillary Clinton.” (RELATED: Exclusive: Trump Accuses Social Media Companies Of Interfering On Hillary’s Behalf)

The president has consistently railed against social media companies for allegedly censoring conservatives on their platforms. (Trump Just Wants ‘Fairness, Not Regulation’ For Google, Facebook, Twitter)

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