You are here: Home » Reuters » News
Business Standard

Sessions will not answer if White House asked about AT&T Time Warner merger

Reuters  |  WASHINGTON 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions declined on Tuesday to answer 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 .Sessions would not answer a question at a U.S. House hearing about if the White House had any communications about the deal. President Donald Trump as a candidate had vowed not to approve the merger and has repeatedly criticized Time Warner's CNN network. Reuters reported the Justice Department demanded last week that AT&T divest DirecTV or ...

This article is no longer available in our repository.

There could be multiple reasons for this.

First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 00:28 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU