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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai should explain why he’s taken a series of actions that help the business of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Democratic lawmakers said in a letter to Pai on Monday.
The Democrats told Pai that recent news reports raise questions about “whether actions taken by the FCC under your leadership show a pattern of preferential treatment for Sinclair and whether a series of interactions between your office, the Trump campaign and Trump administration, and Sinclair demonstrate inappropriate coordination.”
Also on Monday, a New York Times story titled, “How a Conservative TV Giant Is Ridding Itself of Regulation” said that “Pai has undertaken a deregulatory blitz, enacting or proposing a wish list of fundamental policy changes advocated by [Sinclair Chairman David] Smith and his company.”
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