T-Mobile CEO challenged by lawmakers over Trump hotel stays

At a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing Tuesday, T-Mobile CEO John Legere was questioned by lawmakers over the company’s spending at the Trump hotel in Washington, DC, focusing specifically on hotel stays that occurred after its merger plans with Sprint were announced last spring.

Democratic lawmakers like Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Hank Johnson (D-GA) pressed Legere on whether the company was pining for favorability from the Trump administration in order to receive approval for the merger. Lawmakers were particularly concerned after reports surfaced last week that President Trump allegedly attempted to meddle in the AT&T and Time Warner merger, and were afraid Trump may be involving himself in this new telecommunications merger…

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Author: Makena Kelly

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