Tag: Competitiveness Coalitition

  • Competitiveness Coalition Praises House Oversight Chairman Comer’s FTC Investigation

    Competitiveness Coalition Praises House Oversight Chairman Comer’s FTC Investigation

    WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown today hailed House Committee on Oversight and Accountability Chairman James Comer’s investigation into Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan.  “This is a blaring signal to the FTC and Biden Administration that House Republicans will not sit idly by as activist bureaucrats inappropriately extend the long arm of […]

  • Scott Brown on Lina Khan’s CNBC Interview: “The Evasiveness Knows No Limits”

    Scott Brown on Lina Khan’s CNBC Interview: “The Evasiveness Knows No Limits”

    WASHINGTON – Today, Scott Brown, chair of the Competitiveness Coalition, issued the following statement on Lina Khan’s, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission, wide-ranging interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”: “Chair Khan’s unwillingness to answer tough questions is becoming part of a disturbing pattern. From concerns about overreach that are stifling innovation to her collusion with […]

  • 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 […]

  • Competitiveness Coalition: House GOP Appropriators Deserve Credit for Shining Light on Beleaguered FTC

    Competitiveness Coalition: House GOP Appropriators Deserve Credit for Shining Light on Beleaguered FTC

    WASHINGTON – Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown applauded Republican lawmakers’ scrutiny of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) fiscal 2024 budget request during a House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government hearing. “FTC Chair Lina Khan’s appearance today made clear that this beleaguered agency is unworthy of the nearly 40 percent raise it is […]

  • 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 […]

  • Scott Brown: Chair Khan’s Testimony Left No Doubt FTC is Undeserving of Massive Budget Increase

    Scott Brown: Chair Khan’s Testimony Left No Doubt FTC is Undeserving of Massive Budget Increase

    WASHINGTON – Today, Scott Brown, chair of the Competitiveness Coalition, praised the House Energy and Commerce Innovation, Data and Commerce (IDC) Subcommittee’s hearing on the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) fiscal 2024 budget: “Chair Khan’s evasive and unresponsive performance today left no doubt that the FTC is undeserving of its nearly 40 percent budget increase request. […]

  • Brown on SiriusXM’s Julie Mason Mornings: Trump’s Indictment Raises Concerns About Weaponization of Government Institutions Everywhere

    Brown on SiriusXM’s Julie Mason Mornings: Trump’s Indictment Raises Concerns About Weaponization of Government Institutions Everywhere

    WASHINGTON – When asked about a New York grand jury’s indictment of former president Donald Trump, Competitiveness Coalition Chair Scott Brown raised concerns about the weaponization of government institutions under Chair Lina Khan’s leadership of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  In the interview with SiriusXM’s Julie Mason Mornings, Brown lambasted the continuous institutional overreach that […]

  • Competitiveness Coalition Rips Biden’s FTC Budget Request Boondoggle

    Competitiveness Coalition Rips Biden’s FTC Budget Request Boondoggle

    WASHINGTON – With the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) under fire for its overreach and management, the Competitiveness Coalition today panned President Joe Biden’s request for the beleaguered agency to receive a whopping 37% increase in federal funding:  “Conservatives are quickly realizing that handing more power to Biden’s FTC opens the door to more politically motivated […]

  • 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 […]