Breakingviews: Trump and Warren Find Common Ground on Antitrust
Senator Elizabeth Warren’s criticism of megadeals like CVS-Aetna and AT&T-Time Warner puts her in the same camp as the president.
President Trump and Senator Elizabeth Warren make odd antitrust bedfellows. Ms. Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat, says megadeals like Aetna’s $77 billion sale to CVS could kill competition. She also backs the Justice Department’s fight against an AT&T-Time Warner merger and has concerns about past merger remedies. That puts her in the same camp as the president.She laid out her views on deal making in a speech on Wednesday. AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, she said, would mean...
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