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Clapper also supports arming Ukrainian forces against Russian-backed separatists.
“Overzealous government bureaucrats should keep their hands off the Internet,” Boehner said in a statement Thursday.
“Today is an irrefutable reflection of the principle that no one, whether government or corporate, should control free and open access to the internet,” FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said before the vote.
“If they send over a bill with all the riders in it, they’ve shut down the government,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Thursday.
Politico reports that Carney is joining Amazon as its new senior vice president for worldwide corporate affairs.
The vote was 12-8, and now the nomination goes to the full Senate.