"Under the law, the FCC does not have the authority to revoke a license of a broadcast station based on the content of a particular newscast".
NBC, like many news outlets, has aggressively reported on story lines that are critical of the president.
The office of Mignon Clyburn, the other of the two Democratic commissioners, declined to officially comment when asked if NBC's license could be repealed due to an apparent lack (at least originally) of news coverage surrounding sexual harassment allegations levied against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
The Energy & Commerce Committee Communications Subcommitee has scheduled an FCC oversight hearing with Pai and the other commissioners for October 25.
She also ripped her fellow commissioners and Pai for not speaking out in defense of the First Amendment in light of Trump's comments.
Others on the left have joined Schatz's criticism of Pai's statement.
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On Tuesday Pai made his first public remarks about Trump's threatening tweets. "The FCC, under my leadership, will stand for the First Amendment", said Pai, who was nominated to lead the agency by President Donald Trump, according to The Hill.
"Chairman Pai was right to assure the public that the FCC can not revoke any broadcast licenses based on the content of a specific newscast, but I am disappointed that the chairman continues to remain silent on the president's ongoing efforts to intimidate and threaten news outlets", Pallone said. And it likely won't be the last. "What's needed from the Chairman of the FCC is not just a restatement of the blackletter law, but a clear rejection and repudiation of the President's suggestion, including a pledge to protect the free press from political interference".
At the university event on Tuesday, Pai did not condemn Trump's tweets. Pai should have offered a more direct rebuke of Trump, Schwartzman said.
Of course, it's an open question whether Trump's tweets are actually directives.
Pai's supporters said the chair's opposition to revoking licenses based on news content was already publicly known and that there could be pitfalls in responding to Trump directly. "Bad for country!", Trump wrote on Twitter last Wednesday.
"I think that the president is rightfully venting his experiences and disappointment with how the coverage has been occurring regarding his administration".
If we can fight against that as a team, and as the city of Berlin, then that's something we want to do. "He's fired. Hertha did so with their message being "for an open-minded world". "For a tolerant Berlin, now and forever".
If the government and electoral commission are "ready to do business and deal, we are ready to jump in the field", he said. Later, the Nasa protesters went to Chatham House where they faced off with Jubilee supports.
He did so by holding a referendum on Kurdish independence on 25 September that was greeted with enthusiasm by Iraqi Kurds. Kirkuk, long claimed by the Kurds as part of their historic territory, has emerged as the main flashpoint in the dispute.
A number of singers, actors and actresses including Debra Messing , Lady Gaga and Evan Rachel Wood have added their support. The Wrap said it wasn't long before responses began to pour in, causing #MeToo to trend.
Social Democratic Chancellor Christian Kern acknowledged as much, saying Sunday's results reflected "a push to the right". Still to be counted are more than 800,000 absentee ballots and ones cast by voters outside of their home districts.
Unfortunately for comedian and United States late night host James Corden , that's what he elected to do. Corden took to Twitter to apologise. " To be clear, sexual assault is no laughing matter ", he wrote .
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Pakistan , on the other hand, seemed to have found their touch. "We have to wait and see who the players will be". Sri Lanka's supporting, meanwhile, has agreed to travel to Lahore as well.
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Marawi City is six times bigger than the city of Manila, and was home to a population of 200,000 before the fighting began. On Sept. 21, Duterte said that he would lift the martial law once the Marawi conflict is over and cleared of militants.
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Giving her full analysis of the situation, she cuttingly added: 'I kinda feel like, I dunno, selfies are kind of a few years ago'. Sisters Kim and Khloe showed plenty of leg, respectively wearing a short skirt with an exposed midriff and a short black dress.
United States diplomacy with North Korea to continue
Lindsey Graham of SC said Sunday that was proof the relationship could work. "I'm not here to beat up on Bob (Corker )". In Sunday's interview , Mr Tillerson again refused to comment on whether he had referred to Mr Trump as a moron.
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On Friday, the administration told the court that it will not make the October 18 subsidy payments. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks in Los Angeles on September 12, 2017.