White House downplays talk of executive order targeting internet bias

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Engadget—Is President Trump looking at an executive order that would investigate internet companies over his accusations of political bias? Not officially... although the government isn't strictly denying the claims, either. After Bloomberg reported the exist...

White House distances itself from reports that Trump could target Facebook, Google and Twitter with a new executive order. The White House sought to distance itself Saturday from reports that President Donald Trump is considering an executive order that would subject tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter to federal investigations for alleged political bias. For weeks, top tech companies have been on edge, fearing...