3 Things To Know About Nathan Simington's FCC Nomination

By Kelcee Griffis (September 21, 2020, 6:17 PM EDT) -- The White House made a surprising choice last week when it tapped a low-profile adviser from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to succeed FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly.

The announcement sparked immediate questions in telecom circles about what the nominee, attorney Nathan Simington, might bring to the Federal Communications Commission if confirmed by the Senate.

Here are three things you need to know about Simington and his prospects for joining the commission.

He's an unconventional choice.

Many FCC members of late have been plucked from the halls of Capitol Hill or BigLaw firms. That's one of the factors that made President...

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