FCC's Pai Confirmed to New Term

October 3, 2017

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Monday got Senate confirmation to a new, five-year, term on the commission, retroactive to the June 2016 expiration of his previous term.

The vote was a relatively close and politically divided one at 52 to 41, and came after numerous Democrats took to the floor—they were the majority of speakers on the nomination—to criticize Pai and his policies and say they would be voting against the nomination.

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