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Dec. 6, 2021, 11:20 PMUpdated: Dec. 7, 2021, 12:28 AM

Senate GOP Calls for Biden to Withdraw FCC Pick Are Growing (1)

Maria Curi
Maria Curi

A growing number of Republican senators are calling on President Joe Biden to withdraw Gigi Sohn’s nomination for the Federal Communications Commission.

Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), the top Republican on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, along with Sens. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) and Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) said Monday they backed a request by Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) for Biden to withdraw the nomination. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is also backing the request.

“I think that would be helpful and the administration would be better served if they would do that,” Wicker said.

Sohn faced Republican criticism during her Dec. ...

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