(CNBC) President Trump on Tuesday morning said his administration will “take a look” into Google following statements made earlier this week by billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel. Shares of Alphabet were slightly lower in pre-market trading.
“Billionaire Tech Investor Peter Thiel believes Google should be investigated for treason,” Trump said in a tweet. “He accuses Google of working with the Chinese Government... A great and brilliant guy who knows this subject better than anyone! The Trump Administration will take a look!”
A White House spokesperson declined to comment on Trump’s tweet.
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