The Hill, The Washington Post, the Houston Chronicle, and the East Bay Times quote Jeffrey Blumenfeld in an article reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice has invited attorneys general from some states, but not other important state attorneys general such as those from New York, California, Connecticut, and Washington – where the attorneys general are Democrats – to participate in a meeting in Washington, D.C., to assess whether tech companies such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google are hurting competition by deliberately stifling certain types of speech. Blumenfeld notes he does not know of a time when the DOJ selectively invited some but not others when issuing invitations to coordinate investigations.(subscription required to access certain content)