The FCC is an independent U.S. agency that issues spectrum licenses to television broadcasters.
Citing three sources who attended a national security meeting in July, NBC News reported Trump's suggestion nuclear buildup surprised Cabinet members including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford.
The White House counselor claimed Wednesday she avoids the President Trump term that she has, in fact, repeatedly used in tweets and TV interviews attacking the media. The notion of a leftward slant in the US mainstream media is nothing novel - Barry Goldwater's campaign was deprecating the "Eastern Liberal Press" back in 1964 - but many conservatives believe this bias has reached a fever pitch over the last few years: particularly with regard to Trump. "Bad for country!" Trump said.
Trump denied that he made the request. The Los Angeles Times reported that NBC and other networks don't hold licenses that cover their entire networks. The FCC issues broadcast licenses to stations.
President Donald Trump boards Marine One on Friday at the White House. These licenses must periodically be renewed.
During his election campaign, Trump said that Comcast's purchase of NBC "concentrated far too much power in one massive entity that is trying to tell the voters what to think and what to do". "And people should look into it", the president added.
The report comes as Trump is preparing for an 11-day trip to Asia, where he will seek to bolster global support to pressure North Korea to curb its nuclear and ballistic missile weapons testing. In confirmation hearings for Ajit Pai, we raised this possibility. Markey also called the president's challenge of a broadcaster's license "inappropriate".
"Any insinuation that elected officials could use the levers of government to control or sensor the news media would represent a startling degradation of the freedom of press", Markey also said in his letter to Pai.
The Dodgers are 19-7 in their last 26 Saturday games, 47-18 in their last 65 home games and 8-0 in Hills last 8 Saturday starts. So we haven't quite determined the Game 2 starter, but we're going to drill down to that as quickly as we possibly can.
"We are seeking an answer from you (the Congress ) for injustices that the three generations of your rule did to us", said Shah. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Shah will participate in the concluding ceremony of the yatra .
It had burned 8,000 acres to 12,000 acres and destroyed more 50 structures, such as homes and barns, he said . There was " zero containment " on two of the biggest fires, Cal Fire said in a mid-morning briefing on Monday.
He also saw a team-high 4 targets but was quiet most of the day as Blake Bortles attempted just 14 passes in the blow out win. While the Steelers did not play well in any facet of the game, their offense was notably poor on Sunday.
More than 50 people have been confirmed dead and 200 injured in the shooting, making it the deadliest in USA history. It claimed an attack on a Philippine casino on June 2, 2017, where a gunman had killed 36 people.
An additional GST compensation cess is also levied on certain luxury products and demerit goods such as tobacco and pan masala. Quoting sources moneycontrol.com reported that the GST rate on some handicraft items may be cut to 5 percent from 12 percent.
He told officials that leading a group of men into a 2007 armed confrontation was an error in judgment he would not repeat. Keast said that no media was present at the time of Simpson's release and everything happened the way her team expected.
The Tories are stuck in the Victorian era - we are determined to embrace the possibilities of technological change. Over the next few decades, almost £200 billion is scheduled to be paid out of public sector budgets in PFI deals.
Chris Sale could pitch in relief in Game 3
George Springer hit his first postseason home run to make it 3-1 before Altuve made it 4-1 with an RBI single later in the inning. When it comes to clinching the division this weekend the Red Sox and everybody within the organization knew that they had to win.
Puerto Rico bonds sink; White House says no debt bailout
Puerto Rico was ravaged by Hurricane Maria on September 20 and President Trump was visiting the island on Tuesday. President Donald Trump signaled Tuesday night that he wanted to "wipe out" Puerto Rico's debt. "And that's fine.
Philip Hammond must be bolder, business leaders say
She said the government must show young people "that we're listening hard and we're a listening government". A further 100 million pounds will be committed for 33 new road projects in the north of England.
It's Time to Get Your Flu Shot Again
During flu season, viruses circulate at higher levels in the population. "The science on flu vaccination is clear", said Dr. The annual flu vaccine is the best way to reduce your risk of getting sick with seasonal flu and spreading it to others.
Pets Rescued From Virgin Islands
On Tuesday, the 300 animals safely arrived in Norfolk, Virginia - some in cages marked with the note "I survived Hurricane Irma ". President Donald Trump on Thursday declared that a major disaster exists in the territory of the U.S.
PM Skerrit: No one was spared Maria's wrath
One of two airports serving the country is out of action; the other is expected to be working in the coming days. Tropical storm watches are in place for portions of the eastern coast of the U.S. stretching between DE and MA .