House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer held a press conference to unveil net neutrality legislation, in response to the Trump administration's rollback of Obama-era rules which required internet service providers treat all online content, apps and traffic equally.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Paithe regulations in 2017, and net neutrality rules last year. Democrats have strongly condemned the Trump administration's decision. Legislation to repeal the new FCC rules last year, but did not pass the then-Republican majority House. If the same Republicans in the Senate continue to support net neutrality, it is possible that the new legislation could pass both houses.