Three names Biden is circling for Fed Vice Chair

ON BLAST — Former FTC Chair Timothy Muris and Bruce Kobayashi, who served as director of the commission’s bureau of economics during the Trump administration, are preemptively blasting FTC Chair Lina Khan’s planned merger guidelines in a new white paper published by the Competitive Enterprise Institute. “In a September 2022 speech, FTC Chair Khan … argues that over the last 40 years the agencies ‘sidestepped controlling precedent and the statutory text’ by ‘administrative fiat.’ Chair Khan’s arguments are without merit.”

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