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McCarthy Demands Google Executives Testify Before Congress

"It’s time for @Google to answer some ?’s An invite will be on its way," McCarthy tweeted on Tuesday.

By NTK Staff | 09.12.2018 @9:22am
McCarthy Demands Google Executives Testify Before Congress

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarty (R-CA) tweeted Tuesday that he will be inviting Google executives to testify before Congress. McCarthy’s tweet comes after a string of negative headlines about the tech giant’s alleged bias against conservatives.

Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder Larry Page and Google CEO Sundar Pichai refused to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee last week at a hearing on Russian interference in U.S. elections.

Since then, a series of stories have emerged about Google that have McCarthy calling on the tech giant’s executives to testify before Congress.

“[Google] [c]laims to be fair, but gave a ‘silent donation’ to a left-wing group to stop Trump,” McCarthy tweeted on Tuesday.

McCarthy is referring to a Fox News report about a Google executive’s leaked emails, which allegedly revealed an effort to increase “Latino turnout prior to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.”

According to Fox News:

“The email states that Voto Latino helped ferry voters to the polls in key states, something the writer labels as a “silent donation,” and that Google helped create ad campaigns to promote the rides to the polls with assistance from another Latino nonprofit group.”

“Works w/ China/Russia to censor the internet, but cancelled a contract with our military,” McCarthy tweeted on Tuesday.

Here, McCarthy is referring to a report from August regarding Google’s “plans to launch a version of its search engine in China that will block some websites and search terms.”

In June, Google informed its employees “that it would not renew a contract expiring next March to help the U.S. military analyze aerial drone imagery,” after “6,400 employees signed a petition calling for Google to cancel the deal.”

According to CNBC, “Google did not immediately offer a comment in response to questions from CNBC about McCarthy’s Twitter post.”

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