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FTC’s Phillips Steps Down, Leaves Agency With Republican Vacancy

  • Commission now has four Democrats, one Republican members
  • Biden to select replacement from multiple contenders lining up
Noah Phillips
Noah PhillipsPhotographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg

Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips will step down from his position Friday, leaving a Republican vacancy at the antitrust and consumer protection agency.

Phillips, a former Senate staffer, joined the agency in May 2018. He announced his intent to resign in August.