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Senate confirms Trump nominee Nathan Simington to the FCC
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The US Senate has confirmed Trump nominee Nathan Simington to a five-year term at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) with a 49-46 vote. Simington is a proponent of repealing Section 230, the law that protects internet companies, such as Twitter and Amazon, from being liable for things posted by users.