Group Says Antitrust Enforcement Down Under Trump

By Matthew Perlman (April 14, 2020, 7:48 PM EDT) -- The American Antitrust Institute, a nonprofit that advocates for robust antitrust enforcement, said in a report Tuesday that the Trump administration has done little to curb a long-term trend of declining competition in the U.S.

AAI issued a study examining federal antitrust enforcement and competition policy under President Donald Trump and how it compares to enforcement under previous administrations. The report found that although antitrust enforcement has been overly lax for more than four decades, it has declined even further since Trump took office.

"This falloff in enforcement under the Trump agencies is stacked on top of already significant, documented concerns...

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