Report: AT&T Hired Trump Fixer Michael Cohen To Rig Merger With Time Warner

AT&T hired Michael Cohen to grease the wheels for its mega-merge with Time Warner, a new report reveals.

“Three days after President Trump was sworn into office, the telecom giant AT&T turned to his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, for help on a wide portfolio of issues pending before the federal government — including the company’s proposed merger with Time Warner, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.

The internal documents reveal for the first time that Cohen’s $600,000 deal with AT&T specified that he would provide advice on the $85 billion merger, which required the approval of federal antitrust regulators.” [READ MORE]

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