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Kim Hart Mar 7, 2017
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Trump renominates FCC Chairman Pai to another term

Robin Groulx / Axios

President Trump has renominated FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to another term at the agency, a Senate aide has confirmed to Axios. The White House was hoping to move renomination papers to the Senate today ahead of Pai's appearance before a Senate Commerce Committee hearing tomorrow.

He's been renominated for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2016, when his previous term formally expired. (Commissioners are able to stay on at the agency a year after their term expires.)