U.S. President Donald Trump has nominated a pair of Republicans to the Federal Trade Commission, Reuters reports. Noah Phillips served as chief counsel for Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, while Christine Wilson was previously chief of staff to former FTC Chairman Tim Muris. Trump sent Wilson and Phillip’s nomination to the U.S. Senate, along with those for Democrat Rohit Chopra and Republican antitrust lawyer Joe Simons, who is slated to become the new chairman of the agency. “I congratulate Christine Wilson, Noah Phillips and Rohit Chopra on their nominations to serve as Commissioners and Joseph Simons on his nomination as Chairman. I wish them all well in their respective confirmation processes,” Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen said in a statement.
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