Why Is the Trump Administration Trying to Block This Mega-Merger?

Since taking office, President Trump’s greatest economic achievement has undoubtedly been the aggressive regulatory rollback his administration has unleashed. With respect to government red tape, the Trump administration has sent a clear signal from day one — the “War on Business” initiated by President Obama’s executive branch was over. But last week, we received our first signal that the deregulation train could be losing steam, when Trump’s Department of Justice announced it would be suing to block AT&T and Time Warner from merging. As The Wall Street Journal reported: The lawsuit misconstrues markets and undermines the rule of law—whether or