Dem FCC commish trolls authority with Burger King mug

Mignon Clyburn, a Democratic commissioner for a Federal Communications Commission (FCC), took a poke during Republican Chairman Ajit Pai for repealing net neutrality by celebration out of a Burger King mop on Tuesday.

Clyburn tweeted a print of herself with a mop after a meeting.

“Had a longing for @BurgerKing during today’s @FCC Open Meeting,” Clyburn wrote, regulating a hashtag #NetNeutrality.

Burger King progressing this month expelled a pro-net neutrality video regulating a cost of a Whopper burger to explain a intensity implications of repealing a Obama-era rules.

The FCC voted final month to dissolution net neutrality rules, that forestall internet use providers from prioritizing some online content. 

Clyburn and a other Democrat on a commission, Jessica Rosenworcel, voted opposite a repeal.

Pai and Republicans pushed for repealing net neutrality, arguing a regulations were an overreach and deterred investment in broadband.

But consumer advocates and Democrats contend a manners are indispensable to emanate a turn personification margin on a internet.

At slightest 22 state attorneys general are suing a FCC over a repeal, and some states have changed to exercise their possess net neutrality rules.

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