WASHINGTON, D.C. - Representatives Paul Gosar (AZ-4), Tulsi Gabbard (HI-2), and Senator John Kennedy (LA) introduced the Don't Push My Buttons Act. This bill reforms Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act by limiting immunity from liability for online platforms to curate content for users based on collected personal data preferences, unless users elect to receive the content.

Custom content curation options for users are not inherently bad, and the bill provides protections to platforms for content curation if the users choose it. The Don’t Push My Buttons Act limits immunity from liability for online platforms to collect personal data and curate corresponding content without consent from the user.

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On October 1, President Donald J. Trump signed into law a continuing resolution that contains the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Permanent Extension Act (the “Act”). The Act reauthorizes the Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act (ACPERA) and repeals the sunset provision therein.

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TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:

Pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby report that I have issued an Executive Order declaring a national emergency to deal with the threat posed by our Nation’s undue reliance on critical minerals, in processed or unprocessed form, from foreign adversaries.

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Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on Introduction of Lawful Access Bill in the House of Representatives

Attorney General William P. Barr has issued the following statement on the introduction of a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would give law enforcement access to encrypted data with court approval in order to protect user privacy. The legislation was introduced by Representative Ann Wagner.

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Attorney General William P. Barr issued the following statement on the introduction of a bill that would give law enforcement access to critical digital evidence if permitted by a court while also protecting privacy. The legislation is sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham, Tom Cotton, and Marsha Blackburn.

“Passing legislation that allows warrant access to encrypted data will allow law enforcement to further provide for the safety and security of the American people. I applaud Chairman Graham and Senators Cotton and Blackburn for introducing the first-ever bill to address this issue.

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"The bipartisan relief package is far from perfect, but it will immediately help Arizona's hard-working employees, families, small businesses, and it will provide certainty to our economic future. After reviewing this legislation, I will support its passage. There is far more good in the package for people who desperately need help. I will hold my nose as I vote."

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statement in support of the bipartisan Wuhan coronavirus relief package:

"America faces an unprecedented crisis. At no point in our history was our country forced to shut down like this to save American lives. Not during the Civil War. Not during World War II or even after Pearl Harbor. Not during the Cold War, and not in the aftermath of September 11th. This public health crisis has hit every state, every business and every family.

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