GOP

Chipmakers

US senators propose 25% tax credit for semiconductor manufacturing

A bipartisan group of US senators have proposed a 25% tax credit for investments in semiconductor manufacturing as Congress works to increase US chip production.

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

Groups urge Biden to nominate FCC commissioner to speed net neutrality reinstatement

More than 50 US groups have urged President Biden to fill the open seat on the US Federal Communications Commission in order to begin the process of reinstating net neutrality rule...

White House

White House would back smaller broadband internet boost

The White House has said it was willing to accept a smaller GOP proposal to spend $65 billion to expand high-speed broadband internet to unserved areas as it seeks to win Republica...

Platform Industry: The Capitol Building and Senate in Washington DC

The coming storm: US state AG’s ask Congress for antitrust funding

On Monday, dozens of state attorneys general wrote to US lawmakers to urge Congress to fund their antitrust probes, which have resulted in big lawsuits filed against Google and Fac...

Platform Industry: President Trump, Social Media, Section 230 and Fake News

Twitter briefly restricts Trump campaign account, GOP outraged at company’s actions

President Trump’s re-election campaigns Twitter accounts was temporarily restricted late last week, causing an outcry from Republican lawmakers who enticed social media firms...

Platform Industry: The Capitol Building and Senate in Washington DC

Democrats discuss tougher antitrust law, some in the GOP agree

The US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel discussed ways to tighten antitrust laws on Thursday, with two Republicans on the Democrat-dominated pan...

Platform News: Facebook on a smartphone

Facebook removes Republican lawmaker’s threat to ‘drop’ protesters

A US congressman’s post that suggested armed demonstrators should be met with force was removed by Facebook on Wednesday for violating its own policies against inciting viole...

Platform News: Facebook on a smartphone

Facebook removes hundreds of QAnon conspiracy groups

Facebook has said it had removed nearly 800 QAnon conspiracy groups for articles celebrating violence, showing intent to use weapons, or bringing followers with patterns of violent...

Platform News: WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange

US Senate committee concludes Russia used WikiLeaks to boost Trump in 2016

Russia utilised Republican political operative Paul Manafort and WikiLeaks to attempt and assist now President Donald J Trump win the 2016 election, a GOP-led Senate committee stat...