Adam Mosseri, the head of the company, is expected to face questions from lawmakers this week about whether social media harms children.
Jonathan Kanter, who was confirmed by the Senate earlier this week as the assistant attorney general for antitrust, has been a longtime behind-the-scenes player in building arguments against tech giants.
Many local governments see a silver lining in the shortage of semiconductor chips that has contributed to a slowdown in the global economy.
The Justice Department sued the company in December, arguing that Facebook had declined to “recruit, consider or hire” qualified Americans for more than 2,000 positions.
A bipartisan group told the company that they were considering referring their concerns to the Justice Department for a potential criminal inquiry.
Alvaro Bedoya, President Biden’s nominee, has studied the way new technologies can violate privacy.