Executive order on antitrust scheduled for today

Politico reports that President Biden is scheduled to to issue an executive order today "to promote competition throughout the U.S. economy in the most ambitious effort in generations to reduce the stranglehold of monopolies and concentrated markets in major industries." The order is part of an effort "to focus on competition as part of the economic recovery from the pandemic" and responds to "criticisms that the federal government has focused too much on supporting banks and other corporations without concern about the effect on consumers, who have watched their choices dwindle over the years."

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