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GOP’s Jordan Wants Congress Antitrust Bills to Target Microsoft

June 21, 2021, 3:03 PM

Microsoft Corp.’s market dominance should get the same antitrust scrutiny from Congress as other tech giants, said the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, who questioned why it appears Democrats have given the company a pass.

In a letter Monday, Ohio Representative Jim Jordan outlined Microsoft’s acquisition strategy, size and market concentration to ask why the panel’s Democrats haven’t included the company in antitrust probes and in proposed legislation aimed at Facebook Inc., Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Amazon.com Inc.

Jim Jordan
Photographer: Ting Shen/Bloomberg

Jordan said Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat, was ...