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Sat, 2017-Dec-16 02:00 UTC
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Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 296,954 views on Friday, 15 December 2017 our article of the day is Ajit Pai.
Ajit Varadaraj Pai (born January 10, 1973) is an American attorney who serves as the Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). He is the first Indian American to hold the office. He has served in various positions at the FCC since being appointed to the commission by President Barack Obama in May 2012, at the recommendation of Mitch McConnell. He was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate on May 7, 2012, and was sworn in on May 14, 2012, for a five-year term.
In January 2017, President Donald Trump designated Pai as FCC Chairman. In March 2017, Trump announced that he would renominate Pai to serve another five-year term (remaining Chairman of the FCC). Pai was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for an additional five-year term on October 2, 2017. Before his appointment to the FCC, Pai held positions with the Department of Justice, the United States Senate, the FCC's Office of General Counsel, and Verizon Communications.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 02:00 UTC on Saturday, 16 December 2017.
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