A top Democrat is worried Trump interfered in the government’s review of the AT&T-Time Warner deal

The government’s merger reviews, however, are supposed to be independent from political influence — and the potential for White House interference riled Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, the leading Democratic lawmaker on her chamber’s top competition committee. In a letter sent to the Justice Department on Friday, she demanded the agency detail any conversations it’s had with Trump or other White House officials about AT&T, Time Warner and CNN. – Tony Romm, Recode http://ift.tt/2tXK3kA