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McCaskill committee threatens criminal contempt of Backpage.com

WASHINGTON • A Senate investigating committee investigating sex trafficking on the Internet may recommend criminal contempt charges against a website where the majority of online advertising for sex a... read more

McCaskill threatens sex ad website with contempt

McCaskill ... Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs to hold Backpage in contempt of Congress. "We began this bipartisan investigation over nine months ago to tackle the growing problem ... read more

Senators advance contempt resolution in trafficking investigation

Claire McCaskill Claire Conner McCaskill Government ... asked the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to sign off on a resolution holding Backpage.com and its CEO in civil cont... read more

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Backpage CEO Skipped Sex-Trafficking Hearing, May Face Criminal Contempt Charges

Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Claire McCaskill ... contempt" that "may justify a referral" to the Justice Department for criminal contempt charges, according to The Hill. "Defiance of a congressional subpo... read more


Flynn takes the Fifth but fights over testimony are just beginning

“This case marks the first time in more than 20 years that the Senate has enforced a subpoena in court,” said the committee’s leaders, Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio and Democratic Sen. Claire Mc... read more

Portman, McCaskill, pushing contempt of Congress for Web site that advertises sex

Rob Portman and Claire McCaskill said Tuesday they would push the United States Senate to hold the online advertising company Backpage.com in civil contempt ... and Governmental Affairs Committee on W... read more

Heitkamp rips sex ads that make Backpage.com 'filthy rich'

Heidi Heitkamp blasted the CEO of Backpage.com ... criminal contempt, an action the committee has not taken in 30 years, according to Portman. "If Backpage thinks they're going to go quietly into the ... read more

Senate holds classifieds site in contempt

The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday afternoon to hold classified ads site Backpage.com and its chief executive in contempt ... to investigate Ferrer and the website for a criminal contempt vio... read more



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