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White House will not turn over documents on AT&T-Time Warner merger

1 month ago   |   By Reuters

The White House has told two U.S. House Democrats it will not turn over documents that could show whether Republican President Donald Trump sought to intervene in the regulatory review of AT&T Inc's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc.
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White House denies House Democrats' AT&T-Time Warner records request

White House denies House Democrats' AT&T-Time Warner records request

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The White House has rebuffed Democratic House Judiciary leaders' request for documents detailing any discussions held with the Justice Department on the AT&T-Time Warner merger, claiming executive privilege, according to a letter obtained by POLITICO. In a letter to Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler and antitrust subcommittee Chairman David Cicilline sent Monday, White House counsel Pat Cipollone called the talks “protected communications.” “As I have conveyed to the Committee before, we stand ready to work to accommodate all congressional committee requests for information related to a...
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