Chairman Wheeler to Depart FCC January 20


Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has announced that he will step down at the end of President Obama’s term. Wheeler’s departure on January 20th will leave the agency with a 2-1 Republican majority. President-elect Trump will have two Commission seats – one Republican and one Democrat – to fill upon taking office. Commissioner Pai is expected to take the reigns as interim Chairman when the new administration takes over.

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