Transition Fuels FCC Staff Concerns; Transition Team Interviews Ex-Martin Staffers

Communications Daily

"Many FCC staffers are “unsure what the future may bring,” with the agency's upcoming transition to a new Trump administration, Commissioner Mike O'Rielly said Dec. 15 at the close of the final commissioners' meeting during the Obama administration (see 1612150034). The sentiments were echoed in recent interviews with an official at the agency's union and current and former commission officials. Separately, former FCC employees from the last Republican administration under then-Chairman Kevin Martin are being interviewed for jobs at the agency by the Trump transition team, said a commission official."

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