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Read John W. Elias’s opening statement to the House Judiciary Committee

Updated Jun 23, 2020 at 6:00 PM EST

John Elias, the acting chief of staff for the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, is expected to appear before Congress on June 24th to describe how Attorney General William P. Barr often issued orders to investigate company mergers, not because of antitrust concerns but because he “did not like the nature of their underlying business.” Read the story.

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John Elias, the acting chief of staff for the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division, is expected to appear before Congress on June 24th to describe how Attorney General William P. Barr often issued orders to investigate company mergers, not because of antitrust concerns but because he “did not like the nature of their underlying business.”