WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has nominated Geoffrey Starks as Federal Communications Commissioner. Starks, who is currently the assistant bureau chief of the FCC’s enforcement bureau would serve the remainder of a five year term ending June 30, 2022.
Starks would replace Democrat Mignon Clyburn, who recently resigned.
Starks was also a senior counsel at the U.S. Justice Department. His nomination, which is backed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, is subject to Senate confirmation.