A Democratic commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission responded to a report that the agency's Republican chairman, Ajit Pai, was being subject to not only racists comments but also deaths threats which prompted him to cancel an appearance at a recent event.
The question was: "What do you think about the horrifically racist things people have said about Ajit Pai, as well as the numerous death threats and threats made to his family?
Merits of Net Neutrality notwithstanding, do you think his treatment should be given more attention?"
Rosenworcel's response: "It's unacceptable.
The FCC briefly halted its meeting in December and evacuated the room in response to a security scare as the commissioners were about to vote to repeal the Obama-era net neutrality rules.