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.
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.