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Will Mark Zuckerberg appear before congress prior to April 17?
Facebook has been embroiled in mounting controversy concerning its role in the 2016 US election. Beyond widespread reports of Russian disinformation campaigns, more recently it has come to light that Cambridge Analytica, a key part of the Trump campaign, harvested large amount of user data from Facebook in violation of Facebook's rules for its use.
Political consternation over Facebook's conduct has been building in the US elsewhere, with some calling for Zuckerberg to testify before congress.
Will Zuckerberg in fact appear before either the US house or Senate prior to April 17?
Resolution is positive if Zuckerberg enters either chamber of congress, whether he appears voluntarily or involuntarily, and whether or not he says anything of substance. Appearances by other Facebook executives do not count.
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