Jan 12, 2017

Merger looms over AT&T's visit to Trump Tower

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is at Trump Tower this morning with the company's top policy exec Bob Quinn, according to the pool.

Transition spokesman Sean Spicer confirmed the President-elect had met with Stephenson. Transition spokesman Sean Spicer said that the President-elect had met with Stephenson, and a company spokesman said they did not discuss AT&T's $85 billion proposed purchase of Time Warner. Bloomberg reported earlier in the day that would be a topic of discussion.

JUST IN: AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson arrives in lobby of Trump Tower. pic.twitter.com/mp8FoNAa9nā€” CNBC (@CNBC) January 12, 2017

The elephant in the room: Donald Trump is reportedly still opposed to the deal and is in the middle of a fight with the Time Warner-owned CNN.

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