11 Government Speakers Back Out of CES Because of the Shutdown

FCC chairman Ajit Pai and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao among those canceling

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Not even the Consumer Electronics Show can escape the effects of the ongoing government shutdown. Nearly a dozen government speakers, including Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, will have to skip their speaking engagements at the annual tech convention this week in Las Vegas because of the shutdown, the conference’s organizers said.

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