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|A British parliamentary committee said on Thursday, he had summoned the chief executive officer of Cambridge Analytica and a director of the official Brexit campaign group to appear before lawmakers.
The media committee is investigating fake news, and is highly focused on the role of Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy, and Facebook in the 2016 Brexit vote and in the election of US President Donald Trump.
Alexander Nix to appear in parliament on Wednesday, June 6. The Cindy Dominic Cummings, a trainer of the Vote Leave campaign, to appear on Tuesday, May 22.
Cambridge Analytica has reportedly been published in the United States of America, and has been published on Facebook, where the details of the millions of users were allegedly improperly obtained.
Nix was CEO of Cambridge Analytics and was suspended after the scandal broke. The company shut down last week.
He has already appeared before the committee, but it has asked for more evidence. He has declined, saying he is unwilling to appear while being investigated by the Information Commissioner is ongoing. The committee says there is no reason that Nix can not appear.
"There are serious inconsistencies between Mr Nix's original testimony of Feb. And Damian Collins said in a statement.
Cambridge Analytica says it had been pitched to Leave.EU, a Brexit campaign group, but did not do any work for the group.
Leave.EU chiefs Arron Banks and Andy Wigmore will appear in front of the inquiry on June 12, the committee said on Thursday.
Instead of Leave.EU, Vote Leave was designated as the official campaign for Brexit.
But questions have been raised over the past two years.
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