The Obama Trials

The “decision”

Charles McConnell

09 November 2017

How and why Staples/Office Depot declined to defend their merger against the FTC in court “Your Honor, I’m sorry to interrupt, Ms Reinhart. Your Honor, maybe I can save the court and counsel time. It’s going to be the defendants’ position that we’re going to rest on the record as it exists, so there’ll be no need for additional evidence or rebuttal.” – Lead Staples attorney Diane Sullivan to Judge Emmet Sullivan