Judge Urged To Examine Trump CNN Bias Over AT&T Merger

Law360 (March 9, 2018, 9:12 PM EST) -- Several former U.S. Department of Justice officials sought entry Thursday into the DOJ’s D.C. federal court challenge of AT&T’s Time Warner purchase, arguing there remains “a reasonable basis” to believe President Donald Trump’s enmity against Time Warner-owned CNN pushed the challenge, even after the judge blocked efforts to allege political bias.

The officials, including former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara and former acting Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Division Joyce R. Branda, moved to file an amicus brief supporting...
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