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  • Competitiveness Coalition Blasts U.S. House Antitrust Package that Emboldens Biden’s Antitrust Agenda

    WASHINGTON – As the U.S. House prepares to consider an antitrust package on the floor later today, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown released the following statement: “Instead of working to stop the Chinese Communist Party from stealing U.S. intellectual property and technologies, some conservatives on Capitol Hill are being hoodwinked into supporting bills that would […]

  • Former National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien & Scott Brown Pen Joint Op-Ed: “Congress Should Try to Stop China, Not Undermine American Tech Innovators”

    WASHINGTON – In an exclusive op-ed published on Fox News, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown and Former National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien urged Congress to focus on countering China’s global ambitions rather than continuing to push antitrust legislation that would weaken the American tech industry.  “To check China’s ambitions, U.S. lawmakers should advocate for […]

  • After Senate Judiciary Hearing, Coalition Slams Biden Admin’s Activist Antitrust Agenda

    Chair Scott Brown Says Politicization of the FTC Hurts the American Economy WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown today released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights concluded a hearing examining federal antitrust enforcement that featured FTC Chair Lina Khan and Assistant Attorney General for the […]

  • Coalition Member Hispanic Leadership Fund Op-ed in Townhall: “Misguided Antitrust Bill Will Wreak Havoc on US Economy, American Innovation”

    WASHINGTON – As Congress reconvenes this week with a long legislative to-do list, Competitiveness Coalition member and President of the Hispanic Leadership Fund Mario Lopez urged conservative lawmakers to reject one of the bills reportedly under consideration: the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICO), S.2992, being championed by Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar.  Writing in […]

  • Chair Brown on Ringside Politics: Klobuchar’s Antitrust Bill will “Absolutely Increase Inflation”

    LOUISIANA – During a radio interview with New Orleans-based Ringside Politics this morning, Chair Scott Brown slammed the American Innovation and Choice Online Act, S.2992, highlighting the further economic hardship it will inflict on hardworking taxpayers, businesses and families at a time when inflation has already reached a 40-year high.    “This bill will absolutely increase […]

  • Chair Scott Brown on Moon Griffon Show: “Federal Government is Not the Answer”

    Radio Host Questions Senator Kennedy’s Continued Support for the Klobuchar Antitrust Bill LOUISIANA – During an interview on The Moon Griffon Show, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown hammered the left’s reckless antitrust agenda and the negative ramifications on our economic and national security. At the center of the conversation was the American Innovation and Choice Online Act […]

  • Coalition Chair Scott Brown’s Latest Op-ed on RVIVR: Misguided Antitrust Bill Exacerbates Inflation, Weakens U.S. Innovation

    WASHINGTON – In an exclusive op-ed recently published on Louisiana-based RVIVR.com, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown urged conservative lawmakers to oppose the American Innovation Choice Online Act (AICO), S.2992, arguing the bill does nothing to address inflation and hurts American competitiveness. “This legislation presents far too many security vulnerabilities and does nothing to fix the […]

  • Top 10 Examples of Left-Wing Praise for Amy Klobuchar’s Antitrust Bill

    WASHINGTON – As Democratic politicians take a victory lap over their recently-passed Inflation Reduction Act, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and U.S. Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) are still trying to recruit conservative lawmakers to back their activist-endorsed antitrust proposal, called the American Innovation and Choice Online Act (AICO). Accordingly, the Competitiveness Coalition is today sharing […]

  • Klobuchar’s Antitrust Agenda Gives ‘Callous’ New Meaning During Inflation Crisis

    WASHINGTON – As the nation grapples with an 8.5% annual inflation rate, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown today blasted liberal leaders in Washington for continuing to peddle dangerous antitrust legislation. “Liberal leaders’ unwillingness to drop their antitrust legislation gives ‘callous’ a new level of meaning,” said Chair Scott Brown. “With two consecutive quarters of declining GDP and […]

  • Chair Scott Brown Warns Hill Staff About Dangers of Antitrust Legislation

    Bills Would Hand Power to China and Grow the Federal Government  WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown recently hosted a policy briefing on Capitol Hill where he issued a stark warning to congressional staff: reject the liberal-led antitrust efforts including the American Innovation and Choice Online (AICO) Act, S.2992 and Open App Markets Act, […]