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  • Chair Brown: FTC Disarray Should Concern Congress, Taxpayer

    Chair Brown: FTC Disarray Should Concern Congress, Taxpayer

    WASHINGTON – Following a scathing report from the U.S. House Judiciary Committee detailing the abuse of law and mismanagement within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Chair Scott Brown urges Congress to call for Chair Lina Khan to testify before key U.S. House and Senate committees. Unlike previous Democratic and Republican leadership, Chair Khan “has repeatedly…

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown on FOX News Radio Discussing U.S. Antitrust Overreach

    ICYMI: Scott Brown on FOX News Radio Discussing U.S. Antitrust Overreach

    Brown on Amazon-iRobot: “Elizabeth Warren and Lina Khan didn’t like it. So they did everything to squash that … as a result, those jobs went away.” WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown joined Fox News Radio’s The Brian Kilmeade Show, guest hosted by former Congressman Jason Chaffetz. The conversation touched on the state…

  • Chair Brown to Senate GOP: Confirm Republican FTC Commissioner Nominees to Put a Check on the Rouge Biden FTC

    Chair Brown to Senate GOP: Confirm Republican FTC Commissioner Nominees to Put a Check on the Rouge Biden FTC

    WASHINGTON – As the out-of-bounds Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approaches one entire year without Republican representation, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown today urged Senate Republicans to confirm FTC Commissioner nominees Andrew Ferguson and Melissa Holyoak, who enjoy the support of key conservative leaders: “Since the FTC lost its last Republican commissioner nearly a year ago,…

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown in The Boston Herald: Leftists out to slay ‘monster’ Amazon

    ICYMI: Scott Brown in The Boston Herald: Leftists out to slay ‘monster’ Amazon

    Op-ed comes in the wake of 350 American jobs lost as a result of nixed Amazon-iRobot merger WASHINGTON – In a new op-ed for The Boston Herald, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown lambastes Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for their role ultimately killing Amazon’s acquisition of iRobot,…

  • Competitiveness Coalition Demands Accountability As FTC Chair Khan and DOJ Assistant Attorney General Kanter Jet Set To Brussels

    Competitiveness Coalition Demands Accountability As FTC Chair Khan and DOJ Assistant Attorney General Kanter Jet Set To Brussels

    Chair Scott Brown: “It remains very concerning that Chair Khan and Assistant Attorney General Kanter continue to work so closely with anti-growth European regulators…” WASHINGTON – This week, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan and Department of Justice (DOJ) Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust Jonathan Kanter are scheduled to participate in a conference titled…

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown in Fox News: Will New Hampshire ‘correct’ Iowa’s vote for president? Trump and Haley could be surprised

    ICYMI: Scott Brown in Fox News: Will New Hampshire ‘correct’ Iowa’s vote for president? Trump and Haley could be surprised

    Op-Ed Comes At The End of “Diner Table Economics” Series WASHINGTON – In a new op-ed for Fox News, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown speaks directly to New Hampshire voters, educating them on the importance of making an informed, thoughtful decision in today’s first-in-the-nation primary. After the NH Journal’s successful “Diner Table Economics” series, which…

  • NH Journal’s “Diner Table Economics” Series Rolls On With Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

    NH Journal’s “Diner Table Economics” Series Rolls On With Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

    Engaging Conversation on the Consumer Welfare Standard and Competition with China WASHINGTON – In the fifth installment of “Diner Table Economics,” Florida Governor Ron DeSantis sat down with NH Journal’s Michael Graham at Francoeur’s Cafe in Manchester, NH for a wide-ranging conversation on growing the economy, competing with China, and why he rejects big government…

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown in Washington Examiner: No Matter What It’s Called, “Bidenomics” Is Still Wreaking Havoc

    ICYMI: Scott Brown in Washington Examiner: No Matter What It’s Called, “Bidenomics” Is Still Wreaking Havoc

    Brown: “…the hostility from Biden political appointees toward the private sector continues unabated, and is taking the economy down with it.” WASHINGTON – In a brand-new op-ed for the Washington Examiner, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown warns of the continued dangers of “Bidenomics,” President Biden’s signature economic platform, even as the Biden White House has…

  • NH Journal’s “Diner Table Economics” Series Continues With Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy

    NH Journal’s “Diner Table Economics” Series Continues With Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy

    Illuminating Discussion on the FTC, the Administrative State, and Economic Freedom WASHINGTON – In the fourth installment of “Diner Table Economics,” entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy sat down with NH Journal’s Michael Graham at the storied Airport Diner in Manchester, NH for a wide-ranging conversation.  In each interview, Graham chats with a presidential candidate to discuss the…

  • ICYMI: New York Magazine: “Lina Khan’s Rough Year”

    ICYMI: New York Magazine: “Lina Khan’s Rough Year”

    “the most common area of concern was Khan’s temperament and management style” New York Magazine Ankush Khardori December 12, 2023 …“Things have not gone as planned for the movement or the once-rising star, who has suffered a series of conspicuous setbacks at the helm of the FTC this year. A proposed rule banning noncompete agreements…