Exhibitors of the Google company work in front of a illuminated sign at the industrial fair Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany.
President Donald Trump 2020 campaign manager lambasted Google after an internal video-recording of the company referred to in 2016 presidential result was leaked to the media on Wednesday.
Brad Parscale, the campaign manager, the name of the content in the video was a “threat to the Republic,” and demanded a congressional hearing from the tech company.
.@google should explain why this is not a threat to the Republic. Watch the video. Google believes that they may be in the form of your search results and make videos of you has his own values”. Open borders. Socialism. Medicare 4 all. The congressional hearings! Investigatehttps://t.co/jlbSgMMrLT
— Brad Parscale (@parscale) September 12, 2018
“Watch the video” Parscale tweeted. “Google believes they can shape your search results and make videos of you has his own values”. Open Borders. Socialism. Medicare 4 all. The congressional hearings! Research.”
The video was recorded after the 2016 presidential election during one of Google’s “TGIF meetings.”
“Myself, as an immigrant and a refugee, I certainly find this election is deeply offensive and I know that many of you also,” said Google co-founder Sergey Brin in the video. “And I think that it is a very stressful time and it conflicts with many of our values.”
Google’s vice president Kent Walker said that the elections “a shock for all of us.”
The video was interpreted by some conservatives and right-wing groups as a confirmation of the tech company alleged preference for left-wing politics. Facebook, Google and Twitter have rejected allegations of manipulating search results to promote such ideas.
In a statement to Fox News, a Google spokesperson said: “there was Nothing said during that meeting or another meeting, to suggest that all political bias ever affects the way we build or operate any of our products. On the contrary, our products are made for everyone, and we design them with exceptional care is a reliable source of information for everyone without regard to political viewpoint.”
Bradford Betz is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @bradford_betz.