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Senators propose ban on FTC ‘zombie votes'

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Six GOP senators are introducing legislation that would bar the Federal Trade Commission from counting the votes of departed commissioners - a practice that has drawn new Republican criticism to agency Chair Lina Khan.
The bill, spearheaded by Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran, would be retroactive to the beginning of 2021, invalidating dozens of votes left behind by Democrat Rohit Chopra when he departed the agency in October to take the helm of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. POLITICO reported on the issue a month later, noting that the agency's rules could allow Chopra to serve as the...
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