Judge Allows AT&T’s $85 Billion Time Warner Purchase (Audio)

(Bloomberg) -- Mary Ann Halford, Global media and entertainment strategist at OC&C Strategy Consulting, discusses district judge Richard Leon’s Tuesday decision to allow AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, despite an antitrust challenge from the Justice department. Plus, Jesse Westbrook, Bloomberg News financial regulation editor, discusses reports that California Republican Congressman Darrel Issa could become the permanent director of the CFPB, replacing interim director Mick Mulvaney, who is also in charge of the Office of Management and Budget. They speak with Bloomberg’s Peter Barnes and June Grasso.

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Running time 13:27

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