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Sessions refuses to say if White House asked about AT&T - Time Warner merger

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By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday declined to answer when asked if any White House officials contacted the Justice Department to discuss the government's review of AT&T Inc's proposed $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc ."I am not able to comment on conversations or communications the Department of Justice top people have with top people at the White House," Sessions said at a House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing. President Donald Trump as a candidate had vowed to block the merger and has repeatedly criticized ...

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 00:44 IST