FCC’s Simington: 2018 Quad Order ‘An Illegal Reading’ Of Statute, Rules


Of the two dissenting Republicans on the FCC taking Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel and Democrats Geoffrey Starks and Anna Gómez to task for their approval of the 2018 Quadrennial Rule Order, which largely keeps current broadcast ownership rules in place, Nate Simington swore he would pick up the baton of Mike O’Rielly following the latter’s departure from the FCC.

That was beyond a doubt true on Tuesday, as Simington issued a scathing statement slamming the Commission for an act that he believes is even illegal.

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