Recode – Democrats plan to press Trump’s competition cop on his ties to AT&T, tech giants

PCV believes these questions are part of a normal examination of a nominee for this or a similar position. They’re not surprising or novel.

April 23, 2017

‘Democratic lawmakers are signaling they plan to question President Donald Trump’s nominee to oversee competition issues on his past ties to corporate giants like AT&T, which is currently seeking the government’s permission to buy Time Warner.

Trump’s selection for the post — Makan Delrahim — previously spent years working at a Washington, D.C.-focused corporate law firm, where his legal and lobbying clients included such companies as AT&T, Comcast, Google and Qualcomm, according to federal records.’

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