Antitrust

Antitrusts are a set of laws and regulations designed to keep businesses from monopolizing a market and encourage fair competition in a free market. Currently, there is a bipartisan push to have massive online platforms sued for monopolizing their respective markets.
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Vice President Joseph Biden received from Communications Workers of America: $7.5k, Amalgamated Transit Union: $5k, International Assn of Fire Fighters: $5k, plus $6.8k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Val Demings received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $17.5k, Charter Communications: $17.5k, American Assn for Justice: $16k, plus $67.2k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Val Demings is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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Rep. Ilhan Omar received from American Federation of Teachers: $15k, National Education Assn: $7k, Air Line Pilots Assn: $5.5k, plus $14k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Matt Gaetz received from National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $10k, Charter Communications: $6k, Walmart Inc: $4.5k, plus $18.5k from others on Antitrust
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Rep. Matt Gaetz is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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Senator Joshua Hawley received from Asian American Hotel Owners Assn: $15k, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America: $5k, Caterpillar Inc: $5k, plus $17k from others on Antitrust
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Senator Joshua Hawley is on the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights
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FOR Republicans

While Republicans traditionally support Big Business as part of the Free Market, there is a rising interest in breaking up large platforms that dominate their markets like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.

FOR Democrats

While democrats traditionally support antitrust measures against big business, there is a divide regarding current online powerhouses like Amazon and Facebook. Some would like active measures to breakup these big businesses, while others support a change in regulations first.

LOBBYIST:

  • Company
  • National Beer Wholesalers Assn
  • National Air Traffic Controllers Assn
  • Deloitte LLP
  • Credit Union National Assn
  • National Multifamily Housing Council
  • Charter Communications
  • American Assn for Justice
  • National Assn of Home Builders
  • American Federation of Teachers
  • Air Line Pilots Assn