Attorney General Pam Bondi made a name for herself leading the lawsuit against the federal health care law, but today she and the feds are on the same side. Bondi and six other attorneys general have joined the federal lawsuit that alleges the proposed merger between U.S. Airways and American airlines would decrease competition and lead to higher fares.
“This merger would be anti-competitive and harmful to consumers, with 20 percent of the problematic flight routes affecting Florida. By filing this lawsuit, we hope to save consumers from potential multi-million dollar increases in prices and fees,” Bondi said in a press release.
Here is the full press release from Bondi's office: