In December 2017, President Trump renominated the current Commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Chia Feldblum, to serve a third term extending her service through July 2023.
Prior to serving as Commission of the EEOC, Ms. Feldblum was a professor of law at Georgetown University’s Law Center where she founded the Law Center’s Federal Legislation and Administrative Clinic which represented clients seeking social justice. She also founded Workplace Flexibility 2010, an organization focused on policy to promote workplace flexibility issues. She is the first openly gay Commissioner to serve on the EEOC and works to advance lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.
As Republicans, we support equal rights and fair treatment for all under the law. However, it is becoming tiresome for many watching Congress confirm political activists to the highest levels of government. By extending the term for Commissioner Feldblum, we are certain to experience leadership that continues to divide and puts focus on one segment of the American population at the expense of the rest.
Commissioner Feldblum has reportedly made several statements exhibiting her desire to advance social justice oriented policy versus leading with equal and balanced representation of all Americans.
She has been quoted making ...