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Trump administration's economic comments on monopolies part of broader election-year debate

By Claude Marx
  • 20 Feb 2020 14:04
  • 20 Feb 2020 14:22
The Trump administration's statement in a key economic report that monopolies aren't always bad and that there's no need for stronger antitrust laws lays down a marker in an election year that sharply contrasts its views with those of many prominent Democrats.

In the Economic Report of the President (see here)

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Claude Marx


Claude Marx has been a reporter for FTCWatch since February 2013 and during that time has written about a range of subjects such as the implications of certain mergers on consumers, the regulation of advertising and attempts by Congress to overhaul the patent system. He also writes regularly for MLex.

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