CNBC's Dom Chu breaks down a Reuters report about how Senator Blumenthal and Senator Hawley are calling for a Department of Justice probe into TikTok and Zoom.
The Justice Department announced the arrest of 29-year-old David T. Hines on Monday.
Attorney General William Barr testified before Congress on Tuesday that "violent rioters and anarchists" have "hijacked" the protests over George Floyd's death "to wreak senseless havoc and destruction on innocent victims." Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) asked Barr about Trump's Lafayette Park photo-op during testimony in front of the House Judiciary Committee.
Attorney General William Barr testified before Congress on Tuesday that "violent rioters and anarchists" have "hijacked" the protests over George Floyd's death "to wreak senseless havoc and destruction on innocent victims."
Protesters again clashed with federal officers in Portland, Oregon. At the same time, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she came to an agreement with President Trump that would allow federal officers to come to Chicago, but she stressed she would not tolerate 'Portland-style' tactics.
The U.S. does not have one agency tasked with regulating the internet in its 21st century form. However, the Trump administration is calling for a reexamination of Section 230, and some senators are looking to the FCC for guidance.
A federal appeals court ordered a judge to dismiss the criminal case against Michael Flynn, President Trump's first national security advisor.
Aaron Zelinsky testified about Roger Stone in a hearing on politicization of the Justice Department under Attorney General William Barr.
Washington turned up the heat on Big Tech. Alphabet, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are all facing multiple investigations ranging from the Department of Justice and Congress to state attorneys general. Sen. Mark Warner (D—Va.) joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the government's efforts to regulate Big Tech.
President Trump held a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the weekend, which drew criticism from medical experts about potentially furthering the spread of coronavirus. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.
Solicitor General Noel Francisco is leaving the Department of Justice, according to a press release issued on Wednesday.
The Justice Department is set to propose limiting liability protections that tech companies have on their platforms, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports.
Trump chastised governors at a meeting about how to end violent protests: "You have to dominate, if you don't dominate you're wasting your time."
Federal authorities unmasked a massive coronavirus scheme to sell a foreign government 50 million N95 face masks that didn't actually exist.
Tim Shea, the top federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., signed court filings that benefited Roger Stone and Michael Flynn, allies of President Trump.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have proposed "The Pandemic Anti-Monopoly Act," which would stop "harmful mergers."
Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio Cortez introduced the Anti-Monopoly Act in April. The legislation calls for a freeze on mergers by companies with revenue of $100 million or more and some hedge fund deals until the FTC determines that small businesses, workers and consumers are no longer under severe financial distress. Makan Delrahim, U.S. assistant attorney general for the antitrust division, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss.
Lawyers for President Donald Trump's first national security advisor Michael Flynn are opposing the idea of third parties being allowed to recommend whether a judge should dismiss his prosecution.
The Justice Department dropped its criminal case against former national security advisor Michael Flynn, who admitted to lying to FBI agents about his conversation with a Russian diplomat.
Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen suggests that coronavirus can be classified as a biological agent and that misuse of the virus can fall under terrorism statutes.