FTC Nominees Slated to Testify Before Senate Commerce Committee

The FTC could have four new faces if the president’s nominees are approved by the full U.S. Senate.

2/12/2018 8:00 AM

FTC Nominees Slated to Testify Before Senate Commerce Committee

Four nominees to serve on the Federal Trade Commission will testify before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Feb. 14.

President Donald Trump nominated Joseph Simons, an antitrust attorney, to serve as chairman.

Noah Phillips, chief counsel for Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Christine Wilson, a Delta Air Lines executive, were nominated to hold two GOP seats.

Rohit Chopra, who served as former assistant director and student loan ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, was nominated to fill an open Democrat seat.

The hearing for testimony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Eastern Feb. 14 and will be live streaming on the committee’s website.

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