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Trump meets with AT&T chief amid his battle with CNN and opposition to Time Warner deal

Trump meets with AT&T chief amid his battle with CNN and opposition to Time Warner deal

Donald Trump met Thursday with the chief executive of AT&T Inc. amid the president-elect’s outspoken opposition to the telecom giant’s proposed $85.4-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc. and a flare-up in his long-running battle with the media company’s CNN outlet.

Randall Stephenson met with Trump at Trump Tower in New York, according to transition spokesman Sean Spicer.

In a conference call with reporters, Spicer did not provide any details about the meeting and would not comment on whether Trump remained opposed to the deal. 

Noting that Trump has met with numerous corporate chief executives in recent weeks, Spicer said the president-elect’s “primary...

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