FILE PHOTO: A Google booth is seen during the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, China-August 2, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, on Tuesday stepped up its accusations against Google, claiming without proof that the technology company has been working to undermine his 2016 presidential campaign, warning that it was watching “very closely” ahead of the 2020 election.
Trump, in a series of early posts on Twitter, also hit Google’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, and once again raised questions about the search to work with China, despite the administration’s earlier remarks that this type of work is limited.
Trump, who is in search of re-election will be in 2020, has repeatedly hit the Google, and a host of other technology companies, in line with the conservative critics’ claims of unfair treatment, and raise the specter of the european union.
Governments have also been advised of the possibility of regulation of the industry, and it is part of the security, and the false information includes the following the 2016 election, and the results of the Russian intervention in the vote, which relied heavily on the use of technology and social media.
He on Tuesday accused Google of “highly illegal acts”, but has offered no evidence, and no formal charges have been announced.
The representatives of the White House, it does not immediately respond to a request for comment on what steps the administration is taking in the direction of the company.
Representatives from Google, is a unit of the Alphabet Inc, a company also could not immediately be reached.
He and Google’s Pichai had a meeting at the White House last month. After the meeting, the US treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin said, they were both sure that one of Google’s work with China was a “very, very, very, very limited.”
Days later, He notified Google in a post on Twitter.
Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Bernadette Baum