Google plans to send a top executive to Congress after facing criticism

Google said Monday that Sundar Pichai, its chief executive, has agreed to testify to Congress this year following Republican lawmakers’ continued criticism that major tech platforms and social media sites are censoring conservatives online. Pichai agreed to participate in the unscheduled hearing in response to a request from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), who…

Trump Signs Revised Korean Trade Deal

President Trump signed a revised free trade agreement with South Korea on Monday in New York, cementing the first bilateral trade deal of his administration and suggesting the United States could soon win similar agreements with other trading partners. “It’s a great day for the United States, and it’s a great day for South Korea,”…

Ohio’s Richest Republican Backer Leslie Wexner Quits Party After Visit From…

Former President Barack Obama visited Ohio looking to boost the campaign prospects of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray, who served as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau during Obama’s second term. Inadvertently, Obama also seemed to convince a longtime Republican, and the state’s wealthiest man, to leave his own party. Leslie H. Wexner,…