Monday’s House hearing with high technology CEOs might be postponed

Hearing with CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Alphabet and Amazon prone to struggle with John Lewis remembrance

Four of the nation’s most conspicuous tech CEOs are planned to affirm before a House board Monday, yet that exceptionally foreseen hearing might be postponed because of plans for the late Rep. John Lewis to lie in state at the U.S. State house.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel, R-Ky., reported late Thursday that Lewis’ body will lie in state at the Capitol for open survey Monday and Tuesday. Lewis, a symbol of the social liberties period and a 17-term congressman from Georgia, kicked the bucket July 17.

An appearance service for Lewis’ body will be held at 1:30 p.m. Eastern.

That could strife with the meeting, booked to start around early afternoon, in which Apple Inc’s. AAPL, – 4.55% Tim Cook, Inc’s. AMZN, – 3.65% Jeff Bezos, Facebook Inc’s. FB, – 3.03% Mark Zuckerberg and Alphabet Inc’s. GOOGL, – 3.07% GOOG, – 3.36% Sundar Pichai are to show up by means of videoconference before the House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee. Administrators are relied upon to flame broil them over their strategic approaches and outsized impact their organizations have on the U.S. economy and everyday life.

A source acquainted with the issue said all things considered, the consultation should be rescheduled.

Axios announced Thursday night that administrators are probably hoping to reschedule the meeting for the seven day stretch of Aug. 3.