Makan Delrahim, the Trump administration's pick to be the assistant attorney general for antitrust matters, has expressed his support for the pending $85 billion AT&T (T) - Get Report and Time Warner (TWX)  merger in the past. 

Delrahim, who used to work as a lobbyist for AT&T, has previously said that the merger doesn't pose a "major antitrust problem," according to Recode

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