The deal was slammed by Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, who is suing Purdue Pharma in state court.
Democratic lawmakers, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, are concerned that Durham’s probe is being used to influence the election.
Yale called the allegations ‘meritless’ and said the Justice Department made its findings before allowing Yale to provide requested documents.
Those conditions include the sale of a UTC facility in Danbury.
In his “investigation of the investigators,” CT U.S. Attorney John Durham now has the authority to convene a grand jury, issue subpoenas, and file criminal charges.
“It’s no secret that I’ve been a tough critic of Facebook, so I was glad for the opportunity to discuss my concerns directly with Mr. Zuckerberg,” Blumenthal said.
Attorney General William Tong and his fellow attorneys general say Google threatens competition and hurts consumers and business.
U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon questioned whether Aetna’s divestiture of its Medicare Part D business was sufficient and has scheduled another round of hearings.
WASHINGTON – Efforts to end a partial government shutdown failed Saturday as Congress put off the issue until after Christmas, meaning there’s no quick end to closures that will affect about 1,500 government workers in Connecticut and those who need certain services.
CVS announced the completion of its purchase of Aetna on Wednesday, promising the new combined company would lead to “improved health outcomes and lower medical costs.”
WASHINGTON –The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared CVS Health Corp.’s planned $69 billion merger with Aetna Inc. after the companies agreed to divest a Medicare prescription drug plan sold by the Hartford-based health insurer. Consumer groups, however, continue to oppose the deal.
WASHINGTON – Connecticut on Wednesday joined five other states in suing to block the Justice Department for its efforts to punish so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions by putting immigration-related conditions on federal policing grants. Connecticut would lose more than $1.7 million in Byrnes crime-fighting grants if it does not comply with the conditions.
With the help of Connecticut attorneys, two children who were taken from their parents at the U.S.- Mexico border and sent to a Connecticut facility are suing the federal government for the “psychological and mental harm” caused by the separations.
WASHINGTON – A federal court on Thursday heard arguments in a case brought by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and dozens of other Democratic lawmakers who claim President Donald Trump has violated the U.S. Constitution by failing to seek and obtain the consent of Congress before accepting benefits from foreign states.The Justice Department attorneys who represented Trump argued Congress doesn’t need a request from Trump and can vote to bar the president from accepting a foreign gift.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s angry tweets this week about the growing Russia investigation and the federal raid of the president’s personal lawyer has jump-started an effort backed by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and a growing number of senators to try to prevent Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s firing.