McDowell Salutes Tom Wheeler as FCC Chair Nominee
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COMMISSIONER ROBERT M. McDOWELL CONGRATULATES TOM WHEELER
ON HIS NOMINATION TO BE CHAIR OF
THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSIONThe following statement can be attributed to Commissioner Robert M. McDowell:
“I am pleased that the President has chosen to nominate Tom Wheeler to be Chairman of the
FCC. I have had the privilege of knowing Tom for several years. He brings with him a deep
understanding of the marketplace from his many years of leadership and experience in the
information, communications and technology sectors. I have always known Tom to be
thoughtful, insightful and eager to listen. Furthermore, he is an accomplished scholar of
American history – an unusual attribute which should give him a unique perspective as he works
to shape public policy as FCC Chairman. I wish him the best as he faces the many
communications challenges that lie ahead.”
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