Bloomberg Law
Dec. 14, 2021, 10:00 AM

Coalition Preparing to Renew Its Calls for Hispanic FCC Nominee

Maria Curi
Maria Curi

An association of 41 major Hispanic organizations is readying to urge President Joe Biden to pick a Hispanic person to serve on the Federal Communications Commission, should Gigi Sohn’s nomination fail in the Senate.

Republican senators increasingly are calling for Biden to withdraw Sohn’s nomination, citing fears she will push for heavy-handed regulations. Some GOP lawmakers also take issue with Sohn’s past tweets in which she attacked conservative media outlets.

It is unclear whether Sohn has enough Democratic support to be confirmed before the end of the congressional session.

“If for any reason her nomination falls through, we will double ...

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