NYT – How Trump’s Pick for Top Antitrust Cop May Shape Competition

Don’t miss the NYT interview with Makan Delrahim, Trump’s Justice Department pick to rule on major upcoming M&As.

April 25, 2017

‘Makan Delrahim, the nominee for chief antitrust cop at the Justice Department, was 10 when his family immigrated to the United States from Iran as Jewish political refugees. Unable to speak English, he struggled to keep up in school. He worked afternoons and weekends at his father’s gas station near Los Angeles until college.

As a young Senate staff member years later, Mr. Delrahim found those early experiences had laid the foundation for his conservative views.’

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