Congress – 12-4-20

A mid-week, party-line vote by the Senate Commerce Committee has sent President Trump’s FCC nominee Nathan Simington one step closer to a Commissioner’s seat. The 14-12 vote was quiet from the R’s but drew some rancor from D committee members who questioned Simington’s lack of experience and, more importantly, his involvement with Trump’s siege on social media liability under Section 230. (See related story in Quotable Section)