Statement of FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell Regarding the Announcement that Michael J. Copps will Serve as Acting Chairman
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STATEMENT OF FCC COMMISSIONER ROBERT M. McDOWELL
REGARDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT THAT MICHAEL J. COPPS
WILL SERVE AS ACTING CHAIRMANThe following statement can be attributed to Commissioner Robert M. McDowell:
"I am pleased that President Obama has announced that my friend and colleague, Mike
Copps, will serve as acting chairman of the Commission. I appreciate the sacrifices Beth, Mike
and the Copps family have made during his distinguished public service career. I look forward
to continuing to work with him at this unique time."
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