AT&T opposes divestitures in TWX deal.
AT&T opposes divestitures in TWX deal. AT&T told a federal judge late Thursday it should reject any request by the U.S. Justice Department to force it to divest its DirecTV unit or Turner networks as part of approving its proposed $85.4B acquisition of Time Warner.
The publication of the closing briefs from both sides brings to end the trial over a deal which took on broader political significance immediately after it was announced in October 2016. Last week, a Justice Department attorney said Judge Richard Leon should consider requiring AT&T to make a “partial divestiture.” Read more here.