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AT&T loses bid for White House communications in antitrust case - CNET

AT&T won't get access to communications between the Justice Department and President Trump it claims influenced the decision to block its merger with Time Warner.

AT&T denied White House logs by judge in Time Warner antitrust suit

2 days agoNews : USAToday: News

AT&T had argued opposition to the deal was political. President Trump has repeatedly criticized Time Warner's CNN as 'fake news.'        

AT&T’s attempt to buy Time Warner suffers a blow in court

AT&T loses bid for evidence; Trump’s hatred of CNN won’t play big role in case.

AT&T Loses Bid to Obtain White House Call Logs

2 days agoNews : NYTimes: News

The decision by a federal judge hampers the company’s argument that politics influenced the government’s move to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner.

Judge in AT&T Merger Case Shuts Down Bid for Trump-DOJ Communication

“[AT&T and Time Warner] have fallen far short of establishing that this enforcement action was selective that is, that there 'exist persons similarly situated who have not been prosecuted,' U.S. District Senior Judge Richard Leon said in a ruling Tuesday.       

AT&T demanded the Justice Department hand over documents that could show Trump’s influence over the Time Warner deal. A judge said no.

2 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

A federal judge has ruled against AT&T in its effort to force the Justice Department to reveal whether President Trump inappropriately interfered with a regulatory review of the telecom giant's $85 billion Time Warner merger. The ruling on Tuesday from Judge Richard Leon rejects AT&T's argument that the government has singled out the company for special scrutiny. The […]

Court Nixes AT&T Request To Force DOJ To Release White House Communiques

A federal judge has refused AT&T’s request to compel the U.S. Department of Justice to release its communications with the White House ahead of next month’s landmark trial over the telecom giant’s acquisition of Time Warner. The heart...Show More Summary

Judge Is Asked to Disallow Trump Bias Claims in AT&T Merger Trial

The Justice Department asked a federal judge not to allow AT&T Inc.’s defense of its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. to include a claim that the Trump administration improperly challenged the deal for political reasons.

AT&T demands Trump administration logs in court battle over Time Warner deal

6 days agoTechnology : Post Tech

AT&T is demanding that the Justice Department hand over additional evidence to prove that President Trump did not wield political influence over the agency as its antitrust enforcers reviewed the company's bid to acquire Time Warner. DOJ should produce a log of any conversations that may have transpired between the White House and Attorney General Jeff […]

AT&T wants answers about White House's role in blocking Time Warner deal

AT&T Inc. wants to show political tampering as it seeks evidence about whether President Trump influenced the Justice Department’s decision to sue to block the company’s proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. AT&T wants communications between the Justice Department and the White House about the...

AT&T Targets DOJ Antitrust Chief in Time Warner Fight

AT&T is considering an unusual bid to seek testimony from the Justice Department’s antitrust chief in the coming trial over its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, part of the companies’ effort to challenge the legitimacy of the government’s lawsuit.

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AT&T Is Said to Want Antitrust Official on Witness List for Trial

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The company is requesting that Makan Delrahim testify in the trial over the government’s decision to block its merger with Time Warner, sources said.

Turner CEO John Martin Says, “The Government Is Clueless”

Turner Networks Chief Executive John Martin offered an unvarnished appraisal of the Justice Department’s lawsuit seeking to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner: “I think the government is clueless.” Martin used the platform of the...Show More Summary

Time Warner will be fine even if the AT&T acquisition doesn’t go through

Time Warner will be fine even if the government blocks the bid from AT&T to buy the company. That’s the word from John Martin, the free-wheeling chief executive of Time Warner subsidiary, Turner Inc., who was speaking at the Code Media conference in Huntington Beach. For the record, Martin says that the government’s position on the acquisition offer is “stupid” and… Read More

CNN Firing Dozens Ahead Of AT&T Takeover: Report

As CNN prepares to apply lipstick to its porcine snout ahead of AT&T's planned $85 billion acquisition of parent company Time Warner, dozens of employees are about to receive their walking papers, reports Vanity Fair. The layoffs, thought...Show More Summary

Comcast could look to outbid Disney for Fox provided the Feds approve AT&T/Time Warner merger

As the AT&T/Time Warner merger continues to be in limbo, there’s one company that’s keeping a close eye on the potential deal. That company would be Comcast. Why Comcast? Because it’s hoping to do a megadeal itself. If the Feds approve...Show More Summary

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