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GOP’s Phillips to Leave FTC, Boosting Khan’s Advantage

  • Noah Phillips to leave antitrust, consumer protection agency
  • Resignation further cements FTC Chair Lina Khan’s majority
Noah Phillips

Noah Phillips

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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Republican Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips said he plans to step down this fall, which will hand an even bigger majority to progressive Chair Lina Khan to advance her agenda. 

Phillips told the agency last week about his plan to leave, a move that may require him to recuse himself from some cases.