Politico cites Public Citizen’s support for keeping big tech veterans out of antitrust enforcement roles

By Nancy Scola

“This week, more than 40 liberal advocacy groups sent an angry letter to Biden amid reports that he was considering Renata Hesse, a former Obama-era official who has worked in private practice with Google and Amazon to lead antitrust efforts at the Justice Department.”

“’We urge you to avoid appointing to key antitrust enforcement positions individuals who have served as lawyers, lobbyists, or consultants for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google,’ reads the letter, whose signatories include Demand Progress, the Open Markets Institute and Public Citizen.”

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