Trump: I Would Stop AT&T-Time Warner Merger, ‘Deals Like This Destroy Democracy’
Donald Trump took a moment in his anti-media rant to rail against major media mergers and how they’re a threat to the country.
Trump complained a bit how the media is “trying desperately to suppress my vote” before getting onto how A&AT is looking to buy Time Warner, “and thus CNN.”
He said he would not approve that deal “because it’s too much concentration of power in the hands of too few.”
He also called out Amazon for not paying more taxes, though this comes on a week when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos delivered some harsh criticism of Trump, so make of that what you will.
He also decried Comcast’s purchase of NBC from a few years ago––which happened while he still hosted The Apprentice––before saying “deals like this destroy democracy.” Trump indicated he would look at breaking that deal up.
Watch above, via CNN.
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