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President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Peter A. Feldman of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring October 16, 2019.

Mr. Feldman is senior counsel to the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, advising on consumer protection, product safety, data, and privacy issues under the leadership of Chairman John Thune of South Dakota.  Mr. Feldman has played a key role in the development and enactment of major consumer protection legislation, committee investigations, and congressional oversight of federal agencies, including the Consumer Product Safety Commission.  He previously served on the legislative staff of Senator Mike DeWine of Ohio, where he worked directly on the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, a landmark safety bill that remains in effect today.  Mr. Feldman received his B.A., cum laude, from Colgate University, and his J.D., cum laude, from American University’s Washington College of Law.