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Biden nominates telecomm lawyer Anna Gomez for FCC vacancy

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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President Biden announced Monday he is nominating telecommunications lawyer Anna M. Gomez to a vacancy on the Federal Communications Commission, his second attempt to fill a seat on the five-member agency that has been deadlocked 2-2 since the start of his presidency.

The White House touted Ms. Gomez‘s FCC credentials, saying she has “extensive experience in domestic and international communications law and policy” including 12 years in various roles at the FCC.

The president announced the appointment after a previous nominee, Gigi Sohn, withdrew amid opposition from Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat, and criticism from...

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