National Telecommunications and Information Administration chief David Redl resigned abruptly from his position on Thursday, officials confirmed. Redl has been at the helm of the NTIA, the body tasked with advising the Trump administration’s telecom policy within the Department of Commerce, since November 2017.
President Trump’s nominee to head the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, David Redl, was approved by the Senate with a voice vote. He most recently was the chief counsel at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The White House announced Tuesday that President Trump will nominate David Redl to be the next administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. Redl currently is chief counsel at the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and is the principal legal adviser to Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) and Republicans on the committee regarding communications and technology matters.