Trump names Ohlhausen to be acting chairman of the Federal Trade Commission

By REUTERS
January 25, 2017 23:25

WASHINGTON - Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen, a Republican on the Federal Trade Commission, has been named the FTC's acting chairman, the agency said on Wednesday.

In addition to Ohlhausen, the commission has two Democrats, outgoing Chairwoman Edith Ramirez who steps down in February and Democrat Terrell McSweeny. It has two vacancies.

The appointment was made by a White House order, the FTC said on its website.


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