Trump Names Makan Delrahim As DOJ Antitrust Chief

Law360, New York (March 27, 2017, 8:00 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump on Monday named White House deputy counsel Makan Delrahim to lead the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, giving the Bush DOJ veteran and IP expert one of the most high-profile perches in the competition world.

Makan Delrahim, who must be confirmed by the Senate, would serve as assistant attorney general for the DOJ's Antitrust Division. (AP) Delrahim, who must be confirmed by the Senate, would serve as assistant attorney general for the Antitrust Division. 

The position has not had a permanent appointee since President Barack Obama's second nominee to the role, Bill Baer, was elevated to the Justice...

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