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FCC chair responds to President Trump’s tweets, says TV licenses can’t be revoked over content

  • "Under the law, the FCC does not have the authority to revoke a license of a broadcast station based on the content of a particular newscast," Ajit Pai, whom Trump appointed in January, said responding to the president's tweets last week threatening TV licenses after decrying negative coverage about him. "I believe in the First Amendment. The FCC under my leadership will stand for the First Amendment," added Pai.

    TOPICS: FCC, NBC News, Trump Presidency