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Jerry Moran

Senate subcommittee planning hearing on FIFA scandal

WASHINGTON In the wake of the scandal that has rocked FIFA, the international soccer governing body, a Senate subcommittee is getting ready for a hearing on human rights in Qatar. Qatar has been criticized for human rights abuses in connection with the migrant laborers helping build the World Cup facilities, and aides to Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., brought to his attention an ESPN "E:60" report on the conditions associated with the construction. In an interview with Roll Call, Moran said he hoped to hold a hearing on the situation within the next 30 days in the Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security, which he chairs. "The FBI...