Warren Wants DOJ Antitrust Head Off Apple, Google Probes
Law360 (June 12, 2019, 7:11 PM EDT) -- Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren demanded the head of the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division steer clear of reported investigations into Google and Apple, as the Massachusetts lawmaker said the antitrust chief’s past lobbying work with the tech giants means his involvement in the probes would cross ethical boundaries.
"Your past work as a lobbyist for two of the largest and most scrutinized tech companies in the world creates the appearance of conflict of interest," she told Makan Delrahim in a letter Tuesday. "As the head of the antitrust division at the DOJ, you should not be supervising investigations into former...
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