Tag: American Innovation and Choice Online Act

  • Chair Scott Brown in RealClearMarkets: “Congress Must Keep a Close Eye on FTC Chair Lina Khan”

    Chair Scott Brown in RealClearMarkets: “Congress Must Keep a Close Eye on FTC Chair Lina Khan”

    WASHINGTON – Writing in RealClearMarkets, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown warned lawmakers that FTC Chair Lina Khan’s outrageous four-fold budget increase request is a sure sign that her pursuit to impose her extreme antitrust agenda shows no signs of slowing down.  “Only in Washington D.C. would a record of failure and extreme recklessness translate to […]

  • In Letter to Key Congressional Appropriators, Competitiveness Coalition Urges Legislators to Reject FTC’s Budget Hike

    In Letter to Key Congressional Appropriators, Competitiveness Coalition Urges Legislators to Reject FTC’s Budget Hike

    WASHINGTON – Today Chair Scott Brown and 14 groups and thought leaders in the Competitiveness Coalition sent a letter to Republican and Democratic leaders on the Senate and House appropriations committees expressing strong opposition to the request from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for $590 million for FY 2024. Click HERE to read the letter.  The signers outline […]

  • Brown on Biden Budget: Giving the DOJ Antitrust Division More Taxpayer Cash Is the Wrong Approach

    Brown on Biden Budget: Giving the DOJ Antitrust Division More Taxpayer Cash Is the Wrong Approach

    WASHINGTON – Following the release of President Joe Biden’s fiscal year 2024 budget, the Competitiveness Coalition today blasted the proposal’s increase in funds to support failed antitrust policies being peddled by liberal leaders like Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN).  Specifically, the President’s budget calls for a $100 million increase in funding to be directed toward the […]

  • Brown on Select Committee Hearing on the CCP: U.S. Must Maintain Competitive Edge in Race for Global Tech Dominance

    Brown on Select Committee Hearing on the CCP: U.S. Must Maintain Competitive Edge in Race for Global Tech Dominance

    WASHINGTON – Ahead of the first hearing of the House Select Committee on the Strategic Competition Between the United States and the Chinese Communist Party, Scott Brown, chair of the Competitiveness Coalition, released the following statement: “From COVID-19’s origins, spy balloons, cozying up to Vladimir Putin and bolstering their military capabilities in the South China […]

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown on Ross Kaminsky Show: Rep. Ken Buck’s Antitrust Agenda is “Reckless” and a Slap in the Face to Americans

    ICYMI: Scott Brown on Ross Kaminsky Show: Rep. Ken Buck’s Antitrust Agenda is “Reckless” and a Slap in the Face to Americans

    DENVER – During a radio interview on the Denver-based Ross Kaminsky Show, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown raised the alarm on Rep. Ken Buck’s (R-CO) misguided antitrust agenda.  Brown alerted Coloradans how Buck’s policy agenda is “marrying up with” radical liberals like Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). If enacted, Brown argued Buck’s policies would […]

  • ICYMI: Scott Brown & Ken Buck Go Head-to-Head on Antitrust Policy

    ICYMI: Scott Brown & Ken Buck Go Head-to-Head on Antitrust Policy

    WASHINGTON – In dueling op-eds in today’s Daily Caller, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown and U.S. Rep. Ken Buck go head-to-head over the merits of Buck’s big-government approach toward the tech industry.  In his piece, Brown criticizes the populist antitrust crusaders, like Buck, for scapegoating successful American companies to introduce self-serving, misguided regulations without considering […]

  • Brown on FOX Radio: Antitrust Bill Gives Away One of America’s Advantages in US-China Rivalry

    Brown on FOX Radio: Antitrust Bill Gives Away One of America’s Advantages in US-China Rivalry

    WASHINGTON – During a FOX News radio interview, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown pushed back on President Joe Biden’s call for antitrust enforcement and criticized the Administration for failing to address the economic and security threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).  Permitting the Chinese surveillance balloon to traverse across the U.S. for several […]

  • Scott Brown Responds to Ken Buck’s Stunning Admission: At Least He Deserves Points for Honesty

    Scott Brown Responds to Ken Buck’s Stunning Admission: At Least He Deserves Points for Honesty

    WASHINGTON – In response to U.S. Rep. Ken Buck’s (R-CO) recent statement that Americans “don’t need next day delivery,” former U.S. Senator and Ambassador Scott Brown, chair of the Competitiveness Coalition, issued the following statement: “His antitrust vision might be flawed, but give Ken Buck points for honesty. The American Innovation and Choice Online (AICO) […]

  • Competitiveness Coalition Congratulates House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan

    Competitiveness Coalition Congratulates House Judiciary Chairman Jim Jordan

    WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown today congratulated Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) on taking the gavel as the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee:  “The Competitiveness Coalition applauds Congressman Jim Jordan for earning the top spot on the House Judiciary Committee. Chairman Jordan has promised oversight and accountability into the U.S. Federal Trade Commission […]

  • In Letter to GOP Congressional Leaders, Competitiveness Coalition Sounds the Alarm on the Left’s Antitrust Agenda

    In Letter to GOP Congressional Leaders, Competitiveness Coalition Sounds the Alarm on the Left’s Antitrust Agenda

    Urges McCarthy, McConnell to Hold the Line On S. 2992 & S. 2710 During Lame-Duck WASHINGTON – As the 117th Congress returns for the lame-duck legislative work period, the Competitiveness Coalition today issued a letter to Republican U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging their respective caucuses to […]