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Rohit Chopra is a commissioner at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. He has held that role since May 2018.
Rohit Chopra is the head of the [[Consumer Financial Protection Bureau]]. He was chosen for that role in October 2021 by President Joe Biden and narrowly confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Republicans were united in opposition to Chopra.


In October 2021 he was chosen by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to become the next head of the [[Consumer Financial Protection Bureau]].  
Chopra was previously a commissioner at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, a role he held starting in May 2018.
== Background ==


== Background ==
Chopra held one of the Democrat seats on the Federal Trade Commission. He often using his position to advocate for higher penalties and enforcement against companies found to have committed wrongdoing. The Senate had been controlled by the GOP in 2018 when it unanimously confirmed Chopra as FTC commissioner, a point Democrats made during debates about his nomination.


== Education ==
== Education ==