DOJ participation in Comcast deal review is yet to be determined

It's possible that Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer, the top antitrust official at the Justice Department, could sit out during deliberations on whether to approve a deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Brent Kendall writes. In his previous job, at a law firm, Baer worked with General Electric and NBC Universal while they developed agreement with Comcast, raising the possibility that he could be recused from considering the Time Warner Cable deal. It's even possible that the Federal Trade Commission could be the agency to review the latest Comcast deal.

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