O’Rielly Reiterates ‘KidVid’ Kill Comments, In Friendly Confines


It’s no secret that the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington, D.C. conservative-leaning think tank, has had a large influence on the FCC since the transition in power associated with the election of President Donald Trump.

From senior fellow Jeff Eisenach, a part of the FCC Trump transition team, to visiting scholar Roslyn Layton, the AEI has helped put its agenda forward with the help of such willing partners as Republican FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly.

O’Rielly spoke before the AEI on Thursday, with a goal “to delve into four apparently unrelated policy issue areas being discussed these days.” Two are of particular interest to broadcasters.

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