AT&T CEO: We're ready to fight the DOJ — and we'll win approval for Time Warner deal

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CNBC—The company is in litigation with hearings and depositions going on before next month's trial, says Randall Stephenson, hoping for a quick resolution.

AT&T Chief On Time Warner: “We Remain Very Confident” In Deal Close. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson devoted precious few minutes of the company’s hour-long conference call with analysts to the pending legal battle with the government over the Time Warner acquisition. He noted the trial date of March 19 and reiterated the company’s upbeat view of its chances. “We remain very confident we will complete this merger,” he said. With the Time Warner drama put to the side and not explored in any of the analysts’ questions, the call about the company…