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Sen. Kennedy: ‘Pleased’ about Talk with Trump on Intelsat Plan

Oct. 30, 2019, 5:54 PM

GOP Sen. John Kennedy says he used telephone conversation today with President Trump to raise concerns about Intelsat’s multi-billion-dollar plan to sell airwaves.

  • “I have talked to the White House about my concerns. I’ve held a hearing and I’m having another hearing” says Kennedy in an interview in the Capitol
  • Kennedy says he is “very pleased” about the conversation but declined to discuss the private phone call with the president
  • NOTE: Kennedy has opposed letting satellite providers keep airwaves sale revenue and called for the Federal Communications Commission to control sale
  • NOTE: Satellite providers Intelsat and SES want to sell...

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