The Trump administration has moved to block China Mobile, a state-owned Chinese wireless carrier, from linking up with the US market, citing national security concerns. China Mobile wanted to provide cell phone and other communication services between the United States and other countries. It submitted an application for a license to US regulators back in 2011.
House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) is showing no signs of de-escalating a conflict with the Justice Department over the Russia investigation, hitting the department with an expansive new request for "any contacts" between FBI intelligence sources and over a dozen Trump campaign associates.
Judge Richard Leon issued a stinging rebuke to the Justice Department's attempt to block AT&T's $85 billion bid to acquire Time Warner. But that doesn't mean the case is over. The Justice Department can appeal the ruling, and the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, is considering that option. "I think the constitution and the statues allow for due process for all litigants and we will take a look at what the next steps are," Delrahim said.