FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and Sen. Tom Cotton met the press to talk about rural broadband, net neutrality and national security concerns.

Times photographer Brian Chilson captured much of the press conference on video.

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Talk Business’ Wesley Brown was on hand. He asked Pai to defend the FCC rolling back net neutrality:

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“In the last four months since our decision was made, the Internet still works, investments are being made and things are proceeding OK,” said Pai. “So, I am confident as the lawsuits work their way through the court system, ultimate the end-result is going to better, faster and cheaper Internet access for American consumers, which we are all concerned about.”