FCC Chairman Ajit Pai opposed the deal, but Trump supported it.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended the proposal be reviewed by an administrative law judge.
"Actually, this isn't funny at all. None of it," said Mary Nam of Seattle's KOMO.
What’s to be done about “the most dangerous company most Americans haven’t heard of?” Gather around, everyone, and let me
The challenge from the right comes as progressive opponents fear ideology would be injected into more local newscasts.
The merger would give this company 2.2 million evening news viewers.
The donation raises serious ethical questions.
Sinclair Broadcast Group will own more than 200 TV stations nationwide through the acquisition of Tribune Media.
A potential deal for Tribune could come as soon as Monday.