Skip to comments.Trump to meet with Google CEO, social media companies later this month
Posted on 10/02/2018 9:37:31 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
President Trump is set to meet with Google CEO Sundar Pichai and other technology industry representatives later this month, a top White House official announced Tuesday.
National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow told reporters that a date isn't set for the meeting, but he expects it to be in mid-October. He said he is hopeful that Facebook and Twitter also send representatives for the meeting.
"We're going to have a little conference. The president will preside over it. We will have the big internet companies, the big social media companies, search companies, and some who are dissatisfied with those companies," he said.
Google, Twitter and Facebook did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Pichai committed to the meeting during a previous meeting with Kudlow last week, the White House official said Tuesday. Kudlow called his meeting with Pichai constructive and said the Google CEO was extremely cooperative.
The expected gathering of industry officials with Trump would follow a tenuous period in the relationship between technology companies and the White House.
In September, Trump publicly criticized Facebook, Google and Twitter, accusing them of being biased against conservatives and saying that the former two raised a very antitrust situation.
Social Media is totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices. Speaking loudly and clearly for the Trump Administration, we wont let that happen. They are closing down the opinions of many people on the RIGHT, while at the same time doing nothing to others....... Trump wrote in one tweet on Aug. 18.
I wont mention names but when they take certain people off of Twitter or Facebook and theyre making that decision, that is really a dangerous thing because that could be you tomorrow, Trump later said during an interview with Reuters.
Trumps attacks followed increasingly critical rhetoric from lawmakers of technology companies.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has spearheaded the attacks of big technology companies being biased against conservatives.
McCarthy, along with a group of other House Republicans, met with Pichai last week. McCarthy called the meeting productive.
The House Judiciary Committee has said that Pichai has agreed to testify before the panel by the end of the year.
We need to send these to the White House so they can confront Google with the evidence.
We can't let the White House go into these talks without having documented examples of censorship to confront Google.
They need more than a stern lecture, Mr. President.
Robber Barons need o be trust busted.
Have Marines arrest them and take them to Gitmo
Robber Barons need to be trust busted.
My hope is he takes an axe to them. Make room on Mt. Rushmore next to Teddy.
Trust me, nothing scares High Tech bigger than “Anti Trust”.
Intel went to crazy lengths to avoid ever being charged with it.
Google and FB crossed the line years ago and assumed Hillary would keep it from ever being investigated.
Just today people are posting links to stories re: Kav and by the time it is posted the link is 404. TODAY.
Google = White 95 pound kid new in Prison!
Trump = 6’8” 295 pound lifer prisoner!
Meeting = Prison shower!-)
Bring Mr. Clayton and Mr. Sherman along with you, Mr. President.
That cuckold Bezos will poop his panties when he faces a true Alpha Male
There is absolutely no doubt that they manipulate searches. It’s what they do.
They have created a communist-compliant search engine for China. One that makes it easier for the oppressive regime to control the citizens.
My prediction: they are working on a sharia-compliant search engine to make it easier for the bearded savages to force people to conform to their subhuman ideology. Too much to believe? When it happens remember the source.
He’s going to read them the proverbial riot act.
Mr. President please ask @jack why I don’t get your tweets. I noticed today that Trump has 24.1 million followers. I am nearly certain when I joined onto twitter he had 56 million.
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