WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Chairwoman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights, issued the statement below following the Senate’s confirmation of Jonathan Kanter to be Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice:

“For years, Jonathan Kanter has been a leader in the effort to increase antitrust enforcement against monopolies by federal, state, and international competition authorities. His deep legal experience makes him the right person to lead the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division. Now that he has been confirmed by the Senate, I look forward to working together to ensure that the Antitrust Division fulfills its mission to vigorously enforce the antitrust laws, protect consumers, and promote competition throughout our economy.”

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