Attorney General William Barr sold millions of dollars in
Barr sold a total of $ 1.75 million and $ 6.52 million of AT&T stock (ticker: T) from April 15 through 26. According to a form he filed with the US Office of Government Ethics . Specific numbers are not required for publication, only areas.
Barr used stock options to buy AT & T shares on April 24 and 25 and sold the shares immediately, the form stated. Buying shares through the options total a total of $ 601.003 and $ 1.27 million.
He filed the information with the OGE office on May 9, but did not receive his third and final approval until July 2. After that it was
Barr's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on AT&T sales.
Barr served on Time Warner's board from July 2009 until it was bought by AT & T last year.
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