PBS NewsHour

Lawmakers grill Zuckerberg on cryptocurrency, political ads

Clip: 10/23/2019 | 10m 33s Video has closed captioning.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday ostensibly to advocate for his company’s proposed new cryptocurrency, Libra -- but he faced intense scrutiny from lawmakers on multiple fronts. Facebook's controversial position of allowing false claims in political ads drew particular attention. Amna Nawaz talks to Vanita Gupta of the Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights.

Aired: 10/23/19

Rating: NR

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