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Trump Brings Limited Firepower to Fight Over Google News

  • President tweets conservative media being blocked in searches
  • Trump threatens social media firms before Congress grills them
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President Trump vs. Google
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President Donald Trump’s call for action against Google and other internet companies over the way they display news is likely to run up against a hard fact: there may be little he or Congress can do.

The government has few means to dictate to publishers and online curators what news to present though executives from the companies are sure to be questioned on that when they appear before Congress next week to discuss their efforts to prevent Russian election meddling.