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US Senate Democrats have asked the Federal Communications Commission chairman for a commitment that the FCC will not try to stifle freedom of the press on behalf of President Donald Trump.
The Democrats sent a letter on Friday to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, saying he did not answer senators’ questions at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing held last week.
“[Y]our refusal to answer straightforward questions about how you view the media and whether you will uphold the First Amendment rights of journalists and media outlets is concerning,” Sen.

Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and 12 other Democratic members of the Senate Commerce Committee wrote in the letter to Pai.
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