Murdochs refuse to testify before Parliament

Rebekah Brooks will testify, as she is a British subject. The Murdochs are American citizens.

Nick Cleeg, Deputy Prime Minister, said “If they have any shred of sense of responsibility or accountability for their position of power then they should come and explain themselves to the select committee.”

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) joins Senators John Rockefeller (D-WV), Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in calling for an investigation of News Corp. in the US.

Update: The Murdochs have said they will testify before Parliament.

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  1. The Murdoch’s have now agreed to appear before parliament. This was after Parliament sent a summons by messenger-at-arms to their personal address.

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