Biden confirms Rosenworcel as FCC chair, names Sohn to empty seat

Wednesday 27 October 2021 | 09:00 CET | News
US President Joe Biden has proposed Jessica Rosenworcel as chair of the Federal Communications Commission. He also nominated Gigi Sohn to take the empty fifth seat on the FCC, ending the 2-2 deadlock on the commission.

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