Concern similar to case it is trying to make in AT&T-Time Warner appeal
Justice says GOP congressman used campaign coffers like a personal bank account
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon rejected the U.S. Justice Department’s efforts to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner.
Says district court blew economic analysis
Says district court erred in discounting government citation of AT&T, DirecTV filings
Says delay would cause irreparable harm as unlawful combo integrates operations
Points to absence of accusations rather than voluminous evidence of meddling
Reports Sinclair looking for thumbs up as early as this week
Cite upcoming sunset of Comcast-NBCU net-neutrality deal conditions
Has been counsel to DOJ antitrust chief
The transaction has now closed, and the government recently filed a notice of appeal.
Dusty Hecker outlines potential implications of court's decision