Icahn: Family Dollar Levine's ego was involved

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

Dollar General made a competing bid for Family Dollar on Monday trumping the offer by Dollar Tree. Icahn Enterprises Chairman Carl Icahn, says he had a friendly dinner with Family Dollar Chief Executive Howard Levine and some of his board, in which the company claimed Icahn is to blame Dollar General wasn't interested.