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Soviet Sanders also wants to stifle technological innovation

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday expressed support for breaking up Facebook, as several other 2020 presidential candidates have also done.

When asked by Politico whether anti-trust action should be taken against the social media giant, Sanders said, "The answer is yes of course."

He did not answer the news outlet's question as to whether he also supported breaking up Amazon and Google.

The Hill has reached out to Sanders' campaign and Facebook for comment.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in March called for the break up of Facebook, Amazon and Google.

When asked about such an idea, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said that he believes corporate consolidation is a big problem, but took issue with the idea of calling to break up specific companies "without any kind of process."

Sanders is among more than 20 people vying for the Democratic Party's 2020 nomination.

https://thehill.com/policy/443966-sanders-voices-support-for-breaking-up-facebook