This past year, we’ve seen a revival of interest in U.S. antitrust law. In just a short period of time, Congress has put forth a series of bills aimed at holding Big Tech — Google, Amazon, Meta and Apple — accountable for their unrivaled market power. Among these bills is the bipartisan American Innovation and Choice Online Act, which would prevent Big Tech from abusing its gatekeeper status to stifle competition and empower our nation’s adversaries.

This bill is a natural, necessary consequence of changing market conditions. Since the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, antitrust law has played an important role in protecting small businesses and consumers. Our laws have not kept pace with the rapid rise of these tech firms. Big Tech’s abuses are felt across all industries, and our collective experience in serving citizens of Texas leads us to the conclusion that Congress must pass this new common-sense bill to prevent further damage.

Big Tech and its allies claim that any efforts to…

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