FTC Nominee Vows Not To Vote On Google Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (December 4, 2012, 7:36 PM EST) -- Federal Trade Commission nominee Joshua Wright vowed at a confirmation hearing Tuesday to recuse himself from any cases involving Google Inc. for two years, but faced questions about whether he would avoid weighing in on cases involving companies he's taken money from beyond that period.

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., both prodded Wright — who was tapped in September to replace outgoing Republican Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch — about whether he would step aside when the commission is reviewing cases against companies...
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