Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter issued the following statement regarding the White House nomination of Lina Khan to serve as an FTC Commissioner:

“I congratulate Lina Khan on her nomination. Her creative energy, groundbreaking antitrust work, and passion for the FTC’s mission make her an excellent nominee. I wish her a speedy confirmation.”

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