Senate Judiciary Committee

Senator Cruz Gives In To Democrats On Journalism Competition And Preservation Act

In an unexpected turn of events Wednesday evening, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) circulated an updated amendment regarding the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) which was a modified version of the amendment he had previously distributed the week before to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The updated amendment contained revised language that removed things that Democrat Amy Klobuchar had previously stated she could not support. The change in language is likely to allow the bill to advance out of the Senate Judiciary Committee and be considered by the full Senate.

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