Gigi Sohn withdraws her nomination for President Joe Biden’s FCC

Image: Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images

Gigi Sohn has withdrawn her nomination to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, as first reported by The Washington Post Tuesday.

Sohn, a former FCC official and longtime public interest advocate, was nominated as a third Democratic commissioner by President Joe Biden in October 2021. But over the last 16 months, a brutal and oftentimes bad-faith lobbying campaign has continued to block her nomination. That’s left the FCC with a 2–2 partisan split that has blocked many of Biden’s goals for the agency, including reinstating net neutrality rules.

“It is a sad day for our country and our democracy”

“I could not have imagined that legions of cable and media industry lobbyists, their bought-and-paid-for surrogates, and dark money…

Continue reading…






Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Generated by Feedzy