AT&T to ask for White House, DOJ communications if Feds sue to block Time Warner purchase, report says

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CNBC—AT&T may request communications between the White House and DOJ about the planned takeover of Time Warner, Bloomberg reports, citing sources.

Sessions declines to say if the White House asked the US Department of Justice to look into the AT&T-Time Warner merger (T, TWX). Thomson Reuters US Attorney General Jeff Sessions refused to answer questions about if the White House asked the Department of Justice to look into the AT&T-Time Warner merger. During his campaign, President Donald Trump vowed to block the merger. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has said he would litigate over the deal. (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...