The following is an excerpt from ABRAR AL-HEETI | August 23, 2018 | Cnet.com |
Richard Burr turned down Kent Walker, Google's senior vice president of global affairs.
Sen. Richard Burr on Thursday rejected an offer from Google's senior vice president of global affairs Kent Walker to testify on election security next month, Burr's office confirmed to CNET. Burr, a Republican from North Carolina, is chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Representatives from Google, Facebook and Twitter will appear before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Sept. 5 to testify on election security. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey are expected to appear on behalf of their respective companies, but Walker's offer to attend on behalf of Google was turned down.
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