Rockefeller: Wheeler's lobbyist past is cause for concern

04/10/2013 | Hill, The

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., chairman of the Senate commerce committee, says he has some concerns about how the past cable and telecom lobbying work of Tom Wheeler, the rumored front-runner to lead the Federal Communications Commission, would affect his ability to serve. "A lobbyist is a lobbyist," Rockefeller said. "He's been lobbying for some of the things he'd be making decisions on."

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