Biden AG Pick Merrick Garland: DOJ Open To Helping ‘Craft Legislation’ With Congress To Combat Online Misinfo, Incitement

Biden AG Pick Merrick Garland: DOJ Open To Helping ‘Craft Legislation’ With Congress To Combat Online Misinfo, Incitement


President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. attorney general, Merrick Garland, said he wanted to look at possibly creating legislation to combat misinformation and incitement online in response to the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol Building.

Garland made the remarks during his day one of his confirmation hearings on Monday where he was repeatedly asked about the riot and even mentioned in his opening remarks, saying, “If confirmed, I will supervise the prosecution of white supremacists and others who stormed the Capitol on January 6th, a heinous attack that sought to disrupt a cornerstone of our democracy, the peaceful transfer of power to a newly elected government.”

During the question-and-answer portion of the hearing, Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) said, “I’ll be serving as the chair of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law in this Congress and look forward to working with Senator Sasse who will serve as ranking member, one of the core things we’ll be

Trending: Lin Wood Leaks Whistleblower Transcripts Exposing VP Pence

Continue reading

You Might Like

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Thanks for sharing!
Send this to a friend