House panel backs away from Zuckerberg contempt vote

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee scrapped a Thursday meeting where they planned to consider whether to hold social media mogul Mark Zuckerberg in criminal contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena.