Biden Nominates Anti-Trust Expert Khan To FTC
President Biden nominates Lina Khan for one of two FTC commissioner seats he will fill. Khan currently is a Columbia Law associate professor, teaching and writing about antitrust law, infrastructure industries law and the antimonopoly tradition.
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