Why Senator Shutdown, Ted Cruz, Blocked The FCC Chairman Nominee

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http://techcrunch.com – Tea Party darling and government shutdown-enthusiast Texas Senator Ted Cruz just blocked the nomination of Thomas Wheeler for Federal Communications Commission Chairman. In a statement to TechCrunch, a spokesman says that Cruz is dissatisfied with Wheeler’s stance on whether the FCC will force political advertisements to disclose their donors “Yes, the Senator is holding the nominee until he gets answers to his questions regarding Mr. Wheeler’s views on whether the FCC has the authority or intent to implement the requirements of the failed Congressional DISCLOSE Act. Mr. Wheeler (IT news)