Tag: Federal Trade Commission

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]