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    AT&T, Time Warner Defend Merger Against Trump Hostility

    Bring America together — but not these guys. That’s the position the president-elect has taken against the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner union, which he’s described as anti-competitive. Republican lawmakers have so far kept quiet about Donald Trump’s corporate hit list, which lately included Boeing’s contract to design future Air Force One planes. Democrats were not so restrained: Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal blamed Trump’s merger opposition on his feud with Time Warner’s CNN, noting that using his power to silence or change news coverage is “absolutely abhorrent.”

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