Pai Statement on Tom Wheeler Nomination to be Chairman of the FCC
Federal Communications Commission
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEWS MEDIA CONTACT:
STATEMENT OF COMMISSIONER AJIT PAI
ON PRESIDENT OBAMA’S INTENT TO NOMINATE
TOM WHEELER TO BE THE CHAIRMAN OF THE FCCI congratulate Tom Wheeler on the announcement that President Obama intends to
nominate him to be the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Given his
wealth of private-sector experience and his knowledge of the communications industry, Tom is
superbly qualified to lead the Commission. I look forward to working with him on creating a
regulatory environment in which innovation and competition will flourish for the benefit of all
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